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Turbellaria

Saltos de línea: Tur¦bel|laria
Pronunciación: /ˌtəːbɪˈlɛːrɪə
 
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Definición de Turbellaria en inglés:

plural sustantivo

Zoology
A class of typically free-living flatworms which have a ciliated surface and a simple branched gut with a single opening.
Example sentences
  • The mostly free-living Turbellaria are found in the oceans, in fresh water, and in moist terrestrial habitats, and a few are parasitic.

Origen

modern Latin (plural), from Latin turbella 'bustle, stir', diminutive of turba 'crowd'.

Derivados

turbellarian

1
adjetivo& sustantivo
Example sentences
  • The turbellarian Nematoplana is tiny and lives in the beach.

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