Edriophthalma

plural noun Ed·ri·oph·thal·ma \ˌedrēˌäfˈthalmə\

Definition of Edriophthalma

in some classifications

  1. :  a superorder of Malacostraca that includes forms with sessile eyes and is coextensive with the orders Isopoda and Amphipoda — compare arthrostraca

edriophthalmatous

or

edriophthalmous

\-məs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of edriophthalma

New Latin, from edri- (from Greek hedraios) + -ophthalma


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