Sycetta

noun Sy·cet·ta \ sə̇ˈsetə \

Definition of Sycetta

: a genus (the type of the family Sycettidae) of primitive sycon sponges with the flagellated chambers opening directly into the paragaster

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Origin and Etymology of sycetta

New Latin, from Sycon + Italian -etta, diminutive suffix (from Late Latin -ita, feminine of -itus)


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