Nemertea

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Noun1.Nemertea - proboscis worms
animal kingdom, Animalia, kingdom Animalia - taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
nemertean, nemertine, proboscis worm, ribbon worm - soft unsegmented marine worms that have a threadlike proboscis and the ability to stretch and contract
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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Svetlana Maslakova, an associate professor of biology with the University of Oregon's Institute of Marine Biology, will talk about the natural history of the Nemertean worm during a 7:30 p.
We examined the effect of inbreeding on fecundity and time to first reproduction in an apparently self-compatible, simultaneously hermaphroditic marine nemertean worm Prosorhochmus americanus.
The origins of mesoderm in the equal-cleaving nemertean worm Cerebratulus lacteus.
So you get to take a plunge into the icy Antarctic, with Discovery's panel of wildlife experts, to locate thousands of pink starfish, urchins and monster nemertean worms (also known as ribbon worms) feeding on a dead seal under a blanket of permanent ice.