n., n. pl. [Gr. kinein, to move; rhynchos, snout]
A phylum of free-living marine invertebrates, with joined segments and spines; sometimes called the Echinoderida or considered a class of Aschelminthes or Nemathelminthes.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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