Definition of Annelid worm
1. Noun. Worms with cylindrical bodies segmented both internally and externally.
Generic synonyms: Worm
Group relationships: Annelida, Phylum Annelida
Specialized synonyms: Archiannelid, Oligochaete, Oligochaete Worm, Polychaete, Polychaete Worm, Polychete, Polychete Worm, Bloodsucker, Hirudinean, Leech
Derivative terms: Annelid
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Annelid Worm
Literary usage of Annelid worm
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Review of Neurology and Psychiatry (1904)
"facts relating to the trochophore and the annelid worm. He had found that the trochophore possessed a nervous system, quite distinct from that of the future ..."
2. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1894)
"... in Europe pronounced the only specimen yet seen to be the larva of an annelid worm. It was therefore with some hesitation that I included the specimen ..."
3. The Science of Life: An Outline of the History of Biology and Its Recent by John Arthur Thomson (1899)
"... (an annelid worm) is undoubtedly homologous with that of the earth-worm, though the one appears as a paired, the other as a single median structure. ..."
4. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North (1916)
"... an annelid worm, parasitic on the fresh water crayfish. He traces the complete cell lineage and shows that the early cleavage planes, as in many other ..."
5. The Unity of the Organism; Or, The Organismal Conception of Life by William Emerson Ritter (1919)
"In the instance witnessed the prey was an annelid worm, a creature well provided with locomotor organs, and a good crawler. ..."