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Definition of Hyperotreta

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.]

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