variants or polytrochal
or polytrochous
: having many circles of cilia
polytroch larvae

Word History


polytroch from New Latin polytrochus, from poly- + -trochus having (such) a ciliated band; polytrochal from New Latin polytrochus + English -al; polytrochous from New Latin polytrochus

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“Polytroch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polytroch. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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