Definition of Lumbricus
1. n. A genus of annelids, belonging to the Oligochæta, and including the common earthworms. See Earthworm.
Definition of Lumbricus
1. a worm [n LUMBRICUSES or LUMBRICI]
Medical Definition of Lumbricus
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Literary usage of Lumbricus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Morbid Anatomy of Some of the Most Important Parts of the Human Body by Matthew Baillie, James Wardrop (1833)
"THE lumbricus Teres, or round worm, is much more frequently found in the ... The lumbricus teres is well known to differ from the common earth-worm, ..."
2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1845)
"lumbricus capitatus, Johnston in Loud. Mag. Nat. Hist. viii. 258. fig. 23. lumbricus littoralis ... The lumbricus pellucidus (Johnston in Zool. Journ. iii. ..."
3. Morphology of Invertebrate Types by Alexander Ivanovitch Petrunkevitch (1916)
"The genus lumbricus should not be confused with either Eisenia (common species ... Descriptive Part lumbricus terrestris is an earthworm equally common in ..."
4. An Introduction to the Study of the Comparative Anatomy of Animals by Gilbert Charles Bourne (1902)
"But before studying the habits of earthworms it will be desirable to gain a knowledge of the structure of these animals. A full-grown specimen of lumbricus ..."
5. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1879)
"Associated with this, but rarer, and prefering sandy soil and the neighbourhood of water, is another species, probably lumbricus teres (Dugès). ..."
6. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1839)
"Portion of a lumbricus found in the Trachea.—Dr. Bigger exhibited the larynx and trachea in this case ; the latter contained a portion of a lumbricus lying ..."
7. A Catalogue of the British Non-parasitical Worms in the Collection of the by George Johnston (1865)
"The lumbricus or Earth-worm, Smellie, Phil. Nat. Hist. i. 99 & ii. 123. ... 9. f. 13, 14 & 21. Younger on River Angling, 76. I3. lumbricus festivus ..."
8. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"THE COURSE OF THE BLOOD FLOW IN lumbricus.1 JB JOHNSTON AND SARAH W. JOHNSON. ALTHOUGH this form is almost universally used as a type for laboratory study, ..."