annelid worm


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Related to annelid worm: Annelida Phylum
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Noun1.annelid worm - worms with cylindrical bodies segmented both internally and externallyannelid worm - worms with cylindrical bodies segmented both internally and externally
worm - any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae
Annelida, phylum Annelida - segmented worms: earthworms; lugworms; leeches
archiannelid - small primitive marine worm lacking external segmentation and resembling polychaete larvae
oligochaete, oligochaete worm - hermaphroditic terrestrial and aquatic annelids having bristles borne singly along the length of the body
polychaete, polychaete worm, polychete, polychete worm - chiefly marine annelids possessing both sexes and having paired appendages (parapodia) bearing bristles
bloodsucker, hirudinean, leech - carnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each end
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On the basis of the photo, Rudkin suspected the specimen might be a kind of scaly annelid worm. When he had the donated specimen in hand, he knew immediately that it was a complete, fully articulated machaeridian--the first he had ever seen.
A photo of an annelid worm embryo (12th place) looks, well, just like a worm.
The white hairy yeti crab from the Pacific-Antarctic Ridge and the vent annelid worm are a further sample of the mysteries our oceans hide.
Less common Clayton invertebrates include at least eight species of pelecypods, 11 species of gastropods, one annelid worm, and three decapod crustaceans.
26 at the Science Factory, 2300 Leo Harris Parkway - include this one by Greg Rouse of a polychaete (an annelid worm).