Definition of Secernentea in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˌsɪsəːˈnɛntɪə/

plural noun

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.


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

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Secer|nen¦tea

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

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