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Related to Pogonophora: Phoronida, phylum Pogonophora, Chaetognatha, Sipuncula, Siboglinidae
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Noun1.Pogonophora - beard worms
animal kingdom, Animalia, kingdom Animalia - taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
beard worm, pogonophoran - slender animal with tentacles and a tubelike outer covering; lives on the deep ocean bottom
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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And when he and his devoted wife found two new species of pogonophora (long worms) wiggling with enviable contentment in upright tubes of protein and chitin, the news was greeted with approving nods.
Members of the animal phylum Pogonophora, tube worms have neither mouths nor digestive tracts.