Cirrostomi Cir`ros"to*mi, n. pl. [NL., fr. E. cirrus + Gr. ? mouth.] (Zo["o]l.) The lowest group of vertebrates; -- so called from the cirri around the mouth; the Leptocardia. See {Amphioxus}. [1913 Webster]

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  • cirrostomi — cir·ros·to·mi …   English syllables

  • cirrostomi — sə̇ˈrästəˌmī noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from cirr + stomi : the order comprising the lancelets compare amphioxus …   Useful english dictionary

  • amphioxi — ˈäkˌsī Etymology: New Latin, plural of amphioxus synonym of cirrostomi …   Useful english dictionary

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