Taenioglossa

plural noun Tae·nio·glos·sa \ ˌtenēəˈgläsə , -lȯsə \

Definition of Taenioglossa

:a large suborder of Pectinibranchia comprising marine and freshwater gastropod mollusks in which the odontophore is long and narrow and usually bears seven teeth in each transverse row — compare heteropoda, platypoda

taenioglossate

\-sə̇t, -ˌsāt\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of taenioglossa

New Latin, from taen- + -glossa


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