planaea

noun

pla·​naea
pləˈnēə
plural -s
: a hypothetical organism in the form of a ciliated planula supposed to be a stage in the evolution of the higher animals

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin planus flat

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“Planaea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/planaea. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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