enteropneust

[en-tuh-ruh p-noost, -nyoost]

noun

any of various invertebrate animals of the class Enteropneusta, comprising the acorn worms.

Origin of enteropneust

< New Latin Enteropneusta, equivalent to Greek entero- entero- + -pneusta, neuter plural of pneustós breathed, verbid of pneîn to breathe
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