Thecophora

The·​coph·​o·​ra | \thə̇ˈkäf(ə)rə\

Definition of Thecophora 

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taxonomic synonym of leptomedusae

Thecophora

plural noun
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Definition of Thecophora (Entry 2 of 2)

in some classifications

: a suborder of Testudinata including all recent turtles except the leatherback

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Other Words from Thecophora

Plural noun

thecophoran \-​rən \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Thecophora

New Latin, from thec- + -phora

Plural noun

New Latin, from thec- + -phora

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