Definition of Secernentea in English:

Secernentea

plural noun

Zoology
  • another term for Phasmida (sense 2)
    • ‘The four species of nematodes for which complete gene arrangements have been published are all in the class Secernentea.’

Origin

Modern Latin (plural), from Latin secernent- ‘separating’, from the verb secernere.

Pronunciation

Secernentea

/ˌsesərˈnen(t)ēə/