lumbricoid


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lum·bri·coid

 (lŭm′brĭ-koid′)
adj.
Of or resembling an earthworm.

[Latin lumbrīcus, earthworm + -oid.]

lumbricoid

(ˈlʌmbrɪˌkɔɪd)
adj
1. (Anatomy) anatomy designating any part or structure resembling a worm
2. (Zoology) of, relating to, or resembling an earthworm
[C19: from New Latin lumbricoides, from Latin lumbrīcus worm]
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Lumbricoid fauna of earthworms of cryosolic soils of Yakutia is represented by one specie Eisenia nordenskioldi.
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