noun plural

Ki·​no·​rhyn·​cha ˌkī-nō-ˈriŋ-kə How to pronounce Kinorhyncha (audio) ˌkin-ō- How to pronounce Kinorhyncha (audio)
: a class of Aschelminthes or a separate phylum comprising minute marine worms of uncertain systematic position having certain resemblances to arthropods and annelids but probably more closely related to the nematodes

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“Kinorhyncha.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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