Definition of deuterostome in English:

deuterostome

noun

Zoology
  • A deuterostomatous animal; also as adjective.

Pronunciation

deuterostome

/ˈdjuːt(ə)rəstəʊm/ /ˈdʒuːt(ə)rəstəʊm/

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Libbie Hyman (1888–1969), zoologist.