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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History and Etymology for Sycetta

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

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“Sycetta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sycetta. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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