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trochophore

[trok-uh-fawr, -fohr] /ˈtrɒk əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr/
noun, Zoology.
1.
a ciliate, free-swimming larva common to several groups of invertebrates, as many mollusks and rotifers.
Origin of trochophore
1890-1895
1890-95; < Greek trochó(s) wheel + -phore
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British Dictionary definitions for trochophore

trochophore

/ˈtrɒkəˌfɔː/
noun
1.
the ciliated planktonic larva of many invertebrates, including polychaete worms, molluscs, and rotifers
Word Origin
C19: from Greek trokhos wheel + -phore
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