appendiculata definition

  • noun-plural:
    • An order of annelids; the Polychæta.
  • others:
    • A name given by E. R. Lankester to a phylum or prime group of the animal kingdom, including those forms which have lateral locomotive appendages and usually a segmented body. It is a loose and inexact synonym of Arthropoda, together with Rotifera and Chætopoda. See Arthropoda.

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