prodelphic

adjective
pro·​del·​phic | \ (ˈ)prō¦delfik \
variants: or less commonly prodelphous \ -​fəs \

Definition of prodelphic

of a nematode worm
: having the uteri parallel and anteriorly directed

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History and Etymology for prodelphic

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 3 Jun. 2020.

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