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hyperotreta


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hyperotreta  \Hy`per*o*tre"ta\,  n.  pl  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  the  plate 
  +  ?  perforated.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  order  of  marsipobranchs,  including  the  Myxine  or  hagfish 
  and  the  genus  {Bdellostoma}.  They  have  barbels  around  the 
  mouth,  one  tooth  on  the  plate,  and  a  communication  between 
  the  nasal  aperture  and  the  throat.  See  {Hagfish}.  [Written 
  also  {Hyperotreti}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hyperotreta 
  n  :  hagfishes  as  distinguished  from  lampreys  [syn:  {Myxiniformes}, 
  {suborder  Myxiniformes},  {Hyperotreta},  {suborder 
  Hyperotreta},  {Myxinoidei},  {Myxinoidea},  {suborder 
  Myxinoidei}] 




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