Polyplacophora

plural noun Poly·pla·coph·o·ra \ˌpälēˌplaˈkäfərə, -älə̇ˌp-\

Definition of Polyplacophora

  1. :  an order of Amphineura comprising the chitons all of which have the foot occupying the whole ventral surface of the body and the shell composed of eight calcified dorsal plates

polyplacophoran

adjective or noun

polyplacophore

noun, plural

-s

polyplacophorous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of polyplacophora

New Latin, from poly- + plac- + -phora


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