lumbricus


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lumbricus

(ˈlʌmbrɪkəs)
n
(Zoology) a member of a genus of worms of the same name, the most common of which is the common earth worm, Lumbricus terrestris
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Effects of the herbicide isoproturon on survival, growth rate, and protein content of mature earthworms (Lumbricus terrestris L.) and its fate in the soil.
Red worms (Eisenia fetida) function better than nightcrawlers (Lumbricus terrestris) in a worm bin because red worms are more apt to eat decaying organic matter.
The opossums were fed commercially available worms (Lumbricus terrestris) twice daily and had continual access to water.
Similar structures are also involved in earthworm copulation process: genital chaetae are situated in the region of the genital pores (the 26 (th) in Lumbricus terrestris; Hegner 1933), are longer and more slender than the ordinary ones and show a hook-like process in their distal end (Sims & Gerard 1985, Edwards & Bohlen 1996, Morgan 2001) (Fig.
"While the study conducted by (Ratriyani this supposed to be a ref?))(found that the Lumbricus rubellus earthworms proved to have reduced a number of S.typhi bacterial colonies in vitro.
The accumulation and intracellular compartmentation of cadmium, lead, zinc and calcium in two earthworm species (Dendrobaena rubida and Lumbricus rubellus) living in highly contaminated soil.
A novel fibrinolytic enzyme extracted from the earthworm, Lumbricus rubellus.
(2006) reported the assessment of sample recoveries in the earthworm Lumbricus variegatus, under exposure of azinphos-methyl, inhibition of ChE observed to be 90%.
Vijver et al., "Metal accumulation in the earthworm Lumbricus rubellus.
Wriggling swiftly on to Lumbricus terrestris and next Saturday, we find the World Worm Charming Championships at the village primary school in Willaston, Cheshire.