tubulibranchiata

plural noun

tu·​bu·​li·​bran·​chi·​a·​ta
ˌt(y)übyələˌbraŋkēˈätə,
-ˈātə
in former classifications
: an artificial group of gastropod mollusks including those (as of the genus Vermetus) having a tubular shell
tubulibranchiate
¦⸗⸗⸗¦braŋkēə̇t
-ēˌāt
adjective or noun

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from tubuli- + Branchiata

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“Tubulibranchiata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tubulibranchiata. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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