Definition of Chaetognatha

1. Noun. Arrowworms: a group of small active transparent marine worms.

Exact synonyms: Phylum Chaetognatha
Group relationships: Animal Kingdom, Animalia, Kingdom Animalia
Member holonyms: Arrowworm, Chaetognath, Genus Sagitta, Genus Spadella
Generic synonyms: Phylum
Derivative terms: Chaetognathan, Chaetognathous



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chaetognatha

Chadian franc
Chadians
Chadic
Chadic language
Chaenactis
Chaenomeles
Chaenomeles japonica
Chaenomeles speciosa
Chaenopsis
Chaenopsis ocellata
Chaeronea
Chaetodipterus
Chaetodipterus faber
Chaetodontidae
Chaetognatha (current term)
Chaga
Chagall
Chagallian
Chagas' disease
Chagas-Cruz disease
Chagas disease
Chagatai
Chagga
Chagres virus
Chahta
Chaidari
Chaidario
Chaidarion
Chaim

Literary usage of Chaetognatha

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1896)
"CHAPTER VII Chaetognatha ... These animals belong to the class Chaetognatha, which includes three genera, ..."

2. The Fauna and Geography of the Maldive and Laccadive Archipelagoes: Being by John Stanley Gardiner (1903)
"The Chaetognatha from the Maldives include several species well known from European waters, and others which have been procured only from the American coast ..."

3. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"... L. Chaetognatha. with a note on the variation ami distribution of the group. Fauna and geography of the Maldive and Laccadive Archipelagoes. ..."

4. Forms of Animal Life: A Manual of Comparative Anatomy : with Descriptions of by George Rolleston, William Hatchett Jackson (1888)
"... referred to the non-palliate Gastropoda, see von Graff, MJ viii. 1882; Bergh, ZA v. 1882. CLASS Chaetognatha. This class of Vermes contains two genera, ..."

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