acanthosoma

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

acantho- (spiny) +‎ -soma (one having such a body)[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

acanthosoma (plural acanthosomas or acanthosomata)

  1. (zoology) A peneid larva.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5)