Deuterostomia

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

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Deuterostomia

  1. The Chordata and certain other animals that share certain features of embryonic development
    1. A taxonomic infrakingdom within the subkingdom Bilateria.[1]
    2. A taxonomic superphylum within the subkingdom Eumetazoa.

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  1. ^ Ruggiero MA, Gordon DP, Orrell TM, Bailly N, Bourgoin T, Brusca RC, et al. (2015) A Higher Level Classification of All Living Organisms. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0119248. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119248. pmid:25923521

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