Definition of Trochophore

1. Noun. (biology) The free-swimming larva of some invertebrates that have a circlet of cilia ¹



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Definition of Trochophore

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trochophore

trochlearis
trochlears
trochleary
trochleas
trochleiform
trochoblast
trochoblasts
trochocardia
trochoid
trochoid articulation
trochoid joint
trochoidal
trochoids
trochometer
trochometers
trochophore (current term)
trochophores
trochorizocardia
trochosphere
trochospheres
trochus
trochuses
trock
trocked
trocken
trocking
trocks
troctolite
troctolites
troctolitic

Literary usage of Trochophore

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1896)
"On the relation of the Rotifera to the trochophore. By Professor MARCUS HARTOG, HA, ... Again, while the anus of the trochophore is formed from part of the ..."

2. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1900)
"... appear with very different forms, all of them may without any difficulty be traced hack to the trochophore, the typical form ..."

3. The Cytogeny of P̲o̲d̲a̲r̲k̲e̲ O̲b̲s̲c̲u̲r̲a̲ (Verrill) by Aaron Louis Treadwell (1901)
"The trochophore is now fully formed. The apical tuft of cilia still remains at the anterior end of the umbrella, and about midway between this and the ..."

4. A Study of the Life History and Habits of Chaetopterus Variopedatus by Howard Edward Enders (1906)
"When the young trochophore is about sixty-four hours old it is somewhat spindle-shaped. ... trochophore."

5. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1897)
"When the cells of the upper quartette are comparatively large and divide readily, the umbrella is large and the trochophore active. When, on the other hand, ..."

6. A Text-book of Invertebrate Morphology by James Playfair McMurrich (1896)
"It must bo admitted, however, that frequent modifications of the trochophore arrangement are to be found, as has been indicated in the descriptions of the ..."

7. The Analysis of Racial Descent in Animals by Thomas Harrison Montgomery (1906)
"Thus the external configuration and ciliary arrangement of some Protozoa is remarkably similar to that of trochophore larvae. ..."

8. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1908)
"... a highly specialized group of somewhat uncertain affinities, since much doubt has been thrown on its formerly assumed close relation to the trochophore. ..."

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