Definition of Secernentea in English:

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Secernentea

Pronunciation: /ˌsɪsəːˈnɛntɪə/

plural noun

Zoology
Another term for Phasmida (sense 2).
Example sentences
  • The four species of nematodes for which complete gene arrangements have been published are all in the class Secernentea.

Origin

Modern Latin (plural), from Latin secernent- 'separating', from the verb secernere.

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