Protostomia

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from Ancient Greek πρωτο- (prōto-, first) + στόμα (stóma, mouth) +‎ -ia, referring to a theory about the order of embryonic development.

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Protostomia

  1. Certain bilateral animals, generally with three germ cells and common features of embryonic development.
    1. A taxonomic superphylum within the subkingdom Eumetazoa.
    2. A taxonomic infrakingdom within the subkingdom Bilateria.[1]

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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