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Definition of Terricolous
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Literary usage of Terricolous
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1. Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and Executive by United States Congress. Senate (1861)
"terricolous, like the preceding, but, as it appeared, less common. ... terricolous, like the two preceding forms, this plant is decidedly of gregarious ..."
2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1896)
"... by a couple of chitinous mouthpieces, but having no connexion with the genital ducts.1 Occurrence and Distribution of Land Planarians.—The terricolous ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1890)
"... ducts Then the latter are developed ; in the terricolous forms, on the other hand, the nephridia usually commence in the second or third segment. ..."
4. A Manual of the Anatomy of Invertebrated Animals by Thomas Henry Huxley (1877)
"In the terricolous forms (Lumbricus) the vasa deferentia are continuous with the testes, which are very large. The ovaries, on the other hand, ..."
5. The Formation of Vegetable Mould, Through the Action of Worms: With by Charles Darwin (1904)
"... to be with terricolous worms. The gizzards of thirty-eight of our common worms were opened, and in twenty-five of them small stones or grains of sand, ..."