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Thecophora

The·coph·o·ra \thə̇ˈkäf(ə)rə\

Definition of Thecophora

  1. taxonomic synonym of leptomedusae

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Origin and Etymology of thecophora

New Latin, from thec- + -phora


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Thecophora

plural noun The·coph·o·ra \"\

Definition of Thecophora

in some classifications

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

thecophoran

\-rən\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of thecophora

New Latin, from thec- + -phora


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