planaria

noun pla·nar·ia \ plə-ˈner-ē-ə \
|Updated on: 4 Jul 2018

Definition of planaria

plural planaria also planarias
: any of a genus (Planaria) of 2-eyed planarian worms; broadly : planarian

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Origin and Etymology of planaria

New Latin, from feminine of Late Latin planarius lying on a plane, from Latin planum plane


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planaria

noun pla·nar·ia \ plə-ˈnar-ē-ə, -ˈner- \

medical Definition of planaria

1 capitalized : the type genus of the family Planariidae comprising planarian worms having two eyes
2 : any worm of the genus Planaria; broadly : planarian

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