telotrocha

noun

te·​lot·​ro·​cha
tə̇ˈlä‧trəkə
plural telotrochae
-ˌkē
: a larva of various annelids having a preoral and a posterior circlet or tuft of cilia
telotrochal
-kəl
adjective
telotrochous
-kəs
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from tel- entry 2 + -trocha

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“Telotrocha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/telotrocha. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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