A class of typically free-living flatworms which have a ciliated surface and a simple branched gut with a single opening.
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- The mostly free-living Turbellaria are found in the oceans, in fresh water, and in moist terrestrial habitats, and a few are parasitic.
modern Latin (plural), from Latin turbella 'bustle, stir', diminutive of turba 'crowd'.
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- The turbellarian Nematoplana is tiny and lives in the beach.
Definition of Turbellaria in:
- The US English dictionary