Definition of Strophomena
: a genus (the type of the family Strophomenidae) of extinct brachiopods having a long hinge, sharply limited muscle scars, and resupinate shell
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Origin and Etymology of strophomena
New Latin, irregular from Greek strophōma hinge (akin to Greek strephein to turn) + mēnē moon; from its hinge and concavo-convex shell
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