thecosomata

Thecosomata

The`co*so"ma*ta\, n. pl. [NL. See Theca, and Soma.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of Pteropoda comprising those species which have a shell. See Pteropoda. -- The`co*so"ma*tous, a.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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