adjective Zoology.
connecting or linking, as a group of animals transitional between two other species, families, classes, etc.
Also, annectant.

1820–30; < Latin annectent- (stem of annectēns tying to, present participle of annectere), equivalent to an- an-2 + nect- bind + -ent- -ent Unabridged
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annectent an·nec·tent (ə-něk'tənt)
Connected with; joined.

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