neopilina

[nee-oh-pahy-lahy-nuh, -lee-]

noun

any primitive mollusk of the genus Neopilina, having a serial repetition of internal organs that suggests a close relationship to the annelids.

Origin of neopilina

< New Latin, equivalent to neo- neo- + Pilina genus of mollusks
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