• Definition for "hyperotreta"
    • An order of marsipobranchs, like the Myxine or…
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hyperotreta definition

  • noun-plural:
    • An order of marsipobranchs, like the Myxine or hagfish therefore the genus Bdellostoma. They usually have barbels across the lips, one tooth on the palate, and a communication between the nasal aperture plus the neck. See hagfish.
  • others:
    • A primary subdivision of myzonts, embracing forms using the roofing of this mouth perforated because of the single nasal canal.
  • noun:
    • hagfishes as distinguished from lampreys
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