Gastrotricha

noun plural
Gas·​trot·​ri·​cha | \ ga-ˈsträ-trə-kə How to pronounce Gastrotricha (audio) \

Medical Definition of Gastrotricha

: a small class or other taxon of minute freshwater multicellular animals that superficially resemble infusorians, have cilia on the ventral side, and are related to the rotifers with which they are included in the phylum Aschelminthes

Other Words from Gastrotricha

gastrotrich \ ˈgas-​trə-​ˌtrik How to pronounce gastrotrich (audio) \ noun

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“Gastrotricha.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Gastrotricha. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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