polythalamous

adjective

poly·​thal·​a·​mous
: many chambered
also : forming or characterized by many-chambered tests or cysts
polythalamous foraminiferans
polythalamous gall insects

Word History

Etymology

poly- + thalam- (from Greek thalamos chamber), + -ous

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“Polythalamous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polythalamous. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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