Gymnocopa Gym`no*co"pa (j[i^]m`n[-o]*k[=o]"p[.a]), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. gymno`s naked + kw`ph an oar.] (Zo["o]l.) A group of transparent, free-swimming Annelida, having set[ae] only in the cephalic appendages. [1913 Webster]

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  • Tomopteris — To*mop te*ris, n. [NL., fr. Gr. to mos a cut + ptero n wing (but taken to mean, fin).] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of transparent marine annelids which swim actively at the surface of the sea. They have deeply divided or forked finlike organs (parapodia) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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