Nemertea

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Related to Nemertine worm: Nemertea, Bootlace worm, Nemertean worm
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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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Kem and his colleagues derived GTS-21 from anabaseine, a toxin used by nemertine worms to paralyze prey and deter predators.