tanylobous

adjective

tany·​lo·​bous
¦tanə̇¦lōbəs
: having or being an elongated prostomium set off by a groove and overlapping the first true segments in the form of a tonguelike process
an annelid worm with a tanylobous prostomium

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from tany- + lobus

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“Tanylobous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tanylobous. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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