Definition of Planarian

1. Noun. Free-swimming mostly freshwater flatworms; popular in laboratory studies for the ability to regenerate lost parts.

Exact synonyms: Planaria
Generic synonyms: Flatworm, Platyhelminth
Group relationships: Class Turbellaria, Turbellaria



Definition of Planarian

1. n. One of the Planarida, or Dendrocœla; any turbellarian worm.

Definition of Planarian

1. Noun. Any of various freshwater flatworms, of the family ''Planariidae''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Planarian

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Planarian

1. One of the Planarida, or Dendrocoela; any turbellarian worm. Plana"rian. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Planarian

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1. A Course in Invertebrate Zoölogy: A Guide to the Dissection and Comparative by Henry Sherring Pratt (1915)
"... TURBELLARIA A planarian WORM planarian worms are very common animals in freshwater streams and ponds as well as in the sea; they may be found on the ..."

2. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1877)
"... a New Species of Pelagic planarian, with Notes on other Pelagic Species, on the Larval Forms of ..."

3. A Manual of the Infusoria: Including a Description of All Known Flagellate by William Saville-Kent (1880)
"... as figured by these authorities corresponds with that of the form last described. HAB.—Fresh water, on a species of planarian. ..."

4. Studies in Zoology: An Introduction to the Study of Animals for Secondary by James Andrew Merrill (1902)
"A planarian WORM Planaria are usually abundant in fresh water ponds or ... Soon the sides and the top of the vessel will be covered with planarian worms. ..."

5. A Course in Invertebrate Zoölogy: A Guide to the Dissection and Comparative by Henry Sherring Pratt (1915)
"... TURBELLARIA A planarian WORM planarian worms are very common animals in freshwater streams and ponds as well as in the sea; they may be found on the ..."

6. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1877)
"... a New Species of Pelagic planarian, with Notes on other Pelagic Species, on the Larval Forms of ..."

7. A Manual of the Infusoria: Including a Description of All Known Flagellate by William Saville-Kent (1880)
"... as figured by these authorities corresponds with that of the form last described. HAB.—Fresh water, on a species of planarian. ..."

8. Studies in Zoology: An Introduction to the Study of Animals for Secondary by James Andrew Merrill (1902)
"A planarian WORM Planaria are usually abundant in fresh water ponds or ... Soon the sides and the top of the vessel will be covered with planarian worms. ..."

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