Share this entry

Share this page

Brachiopoda

Saltos de línea: Bra¦chio|poda
Pronunciación: /ˌbrakɪəˈpəʊdə
 
/

Definición de Brachiopoda en inglés:

plural sustantivo

Zoology
A phylum of marine invertebrates that comprises the lamp shells.
Example sentences
  • Many recent textbooks unite Ectoprocta, Phoronida and Brachiopoda under the name Lophophorata, a name introduced by Hyman, apparently because she did not like the much older name Tentaculata.
  • As these animals are quite distinct from other members of the phylum Brachiopoda they were given their own superfamily Cranioidea.
  • Several recent evolution trees show the Phoronida and Brachiopoda as closely interrelated, with the Brachiopoda possibly a paraphyletic group.

Origen

modern Latin (plural), from Greek brakhiōn 'arm' + pous, pod- 'foot'.

Definición de Brachiopoda en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día resilient
Pronunciación: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…