echiuroid

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echiuroid

(ˌɛkɪˈjʊərɔɪd) or

echiuran

n
(Animals) any of the sea-inhabiting worms that belong to the phylum Echiura
adj
(Animals) relating to any of the sea-inhabiting worms that belong to the phylum Echiura
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Development of pigment in the echiuran worm Bonellia viridis.
Echiuran worms and sipunculids were identified by the presence of chetae in the digestive tract (Fisher 1946, Brusca 1980, Brusca & Brusca 2005).
Aerobic respiration during sulphide exposure in the marine echiuran worm Urechis caupo.
Some aspects of the Echiuran worm Bonellia Viridis and associated fauna.
Unfortunately, data on echiuran myogenesis are still lacking, and thus the question of whether myogenesis follows the segmental-type or rather the synchronous-fission(Le.
We also compare the occurrence of dwarf males in Osedax with other animals (Ghiselin, 1974; Vollrath, 1998), particularly with the annelid echiuran Bonellia, which is known to have environmentally determined sex (Agius, 1979).
The burrow environment and coelomic fluid characteristics of the echiuran worm Urechis caupo from three northern California population sites.
Toomey and Epel (1993) describe embryos of the infaunal echiuran Urechis caupo as having a well-developed system for removing toxic compounds that is absent in free-spawned sea urchin embryos.
Our survey encompasses annelid, brachiopod, echinoderm, echiuran, molluscan, priapulid, and sipunculan representatives among the invertebrates (Table 1), as [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE I OMITTED] well as a wide range of vertebrates including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, newborn marsupials, and placental mammals (Cohen and Nemhauser, 1985; Cohen et al.