amphioxus

noun am·phi·ox·us \ ˌam(p)-fē-ˈäk-səs \

Definition of amphioxus

plural -oxi \-ˌsī\ or amphioxuses
:any of a genus (Branchiostoma) of lancelets; broadly :lancelet

Origin and Etymology of amphioxus

New Latin, from amphi- + Greek oxys sharp


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amphioxus

noun am·phi·ox·us \ ˌam(p)-fē-ˈäk-səs \

medical Definition of amphioxus

plural -oxi play \-ˌsī, -ˌsē\ or amphioxuses
:a lancelet of the genus Branchiostoma; broadly :lancelet

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