deuterostome

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EtymologyEdit

δεύτερος (deuteros, second) + στόμα (stoma, mouth)

NounEdit

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deuterostome (plural deuterostomes)

  1. (biology) any animal in which the initial pore formed during gastrulation becomes the anus, and the second pore becomes the mouth

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Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 17:11