placula

noun

plac·​u·​la
ˈplakyələ
plural placulas
-yələz
or placulae
-yəˌlē
: the flattened blastula of urochordates or a similar oligochaete embryo

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from plac- + Latin -ula

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“Placula.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/placula. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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