Teleodesmacea

plural noun Tel·eo·des·ma·cea

Definition of Teleodesmacea

in some classifications

  1. :  a large group comprising bivalve mollusks with well-developed cardinal teeth in the hinge and being nearly equivalent to the order Eulamellibranchia

teleodesmacean

adjective or noun

teleodesmaceous

\-shəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of teleodesmacea

New Latin, from 2tele- + desm- + -acea


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