[ nee-oh-pahy-lahy-nuh, -lee- ]
/ ˌni oʊ paɪˈlaɪ nə, -ˈli- /
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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