heterosyllis

noun
het·​ero·​syllis | \ "+ \
plural heterosylles

Definition of heterosyllis

: a modified sexual form of an annelid of the family Syllidae comparable to a heteronereis

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History and Etymology for heterosyllis

New Latin, from heter- + Syllis

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“Heterosyllis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heterosyllis. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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