polygastrica

Polygastrica

Pol`y*gas"tri*ca\ (-tr[i^]*k[.a]), n. pl. [NL. So called because they were supposed to have several stomachs, or digestive cavities.] (Zo["o]l.) The Infusoria. [Obs.]
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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