Telotremata

plural noun Telo·trema·ta

Definition of Telotremata

  1. :  an order of brachiopods having the opening for the peduncle shared by both valves in earlier stages but usually confined to one in later stages and more or less limited below by a pair of deltidial plates and having spiral arms that are supported by calcareous bars, loops, or spirals

telotremate

noun, plural

-s

telotrematous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of telotremata

New Latin, from 2tel- + Greek trēmata, plural of trēma hole — more at throw


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