Definition of Phoronid

1. Noun. Hermaphrodite wormlike animal living in mud of the sea bottom.

Generic synonyms: Invertebrate
Group relationships: Phoronida, Phoronidea, Phylum Phoronida



Definition of Phoronid

1. Noun. (biology) Any hermaphroditic wormlike marine animals of the phylum ''Phoronida''; the horseshoe worms ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Phoronid

1. a wormlike marine animal [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Phoronid

phoresies
phoresis
phoresy
phoretic
phoria
phorid
phorids
phormicin
phorminges
phorminx
phorminxes
phormium
phormiums
phoro-
phorone
phoronid (current term)
phoronids
phoronis
phoronomics
phorophyte
phorophytes
phoropter
phoropters
phorusrhacid
phorusrhacids
phos
phos-
phosacetim
phosalone

Literary usage of Phoronid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Origin of Tyranny by Percy Neville Ure (1922)
"... is described by him as "im Inneren liegend," Atb. Mitt. xvn. PP. 333-4. 4 Schol. Ap. Rhod. Argon. 1. 1129, quoting the phoronid, ..."

2. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1899)
"We must here bear in mind that in the phoronid larva also it is chiefly the organs of the cephalic region that are thrown off and regenerated during ..."

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