prodelphic

adjective

pro·​del·​phic
(ˈ)prō¦delfik
variants or less commonly prodelphous
-fəs
of a nematode worm
: having the uteri parallel and anteriorly directed

Word History

Etymology

pro- entry 1 + Greek delphys womb + English -ic or -ous

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“Prodelphic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prodelphic. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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