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: of or relating to the genus Hexamita or family Hexamitidae


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plural -s
: a member of the genus Hexamita or family Hexamitidae

Word History



New Latin Hexamitidae, family of zooflagellates, from Hexamita, type genus + -idae

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“Hexamitid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hexamitid. Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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