Definition of Echiuroids
1. echiuroid [n] - See also: echiuroid
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Echiuroids
Literary usage of Echiuroids
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Fauna and Geography of the Maldive and Laccadive Archipelagoes: Being by John Stanley Gardiner (1903)
"It is noticeable that all the species belong to the two genera of echiuroids which are frequenters of the wann and temperate seas. ..."
2. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1890)
"While the adults of both sub-groups are not segmented, the larva; of the echiuroids are, and on this and other grounds many authorities place them apart ..."
3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1898)
"... are but remotely connected with the echiuroids, the latter being- degenerate annelids, while the former have wholly distinct affinities. ..."
4. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1896)
"... below the intestine, again enters the latter, constituting a " siphonal apparatus," similar to that of the echiuroids and the sea urchins. Sense Organs. ..."