eutely

noun eu·tely \ ˈyütᵊlē ; ˈyüˌtelē \

Definition of eutely

plural -es
: the condition of having a body made up of a constant number of cells (as in certain rotifers and some lower worms)

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Origin and Etymology of eutely

probably from German eutelie, from Greek euteleia thrift, economy, from eutelēs cheap, frugal, from eu- + telēs (from telos end, toll, expenditure)


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