Deuterostomia

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Translingual[edit]

Dasyurus maculatus (spotted or tiger quoll; phylum Chordata)

Etymology[edit]

New Latin from deutero- (second) + Ancient Greek στόμα (stóma, mouth), referring to a theory about the order of embryonic development (compare Protostomia).

Proper noun[edit]

Deuterostomia

  1. A taxonomic superphylum within the subkingdom Eumetazoa — a major group of animals.

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