tanylobous

adjective
tany·​lo·​bous | \ ¦tanə̇¦lōbəs \

Definition of tanylobous

: 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

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History and Etymology for tanylobous

New Latin, from tany- + lobus

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“Tanylobous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tanylobous. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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