oligochete


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ol´i`go`chete


a.1.(Zool.) Of or pertaining to the Oligochæta.
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Phylogenetic diversity of bacterial endosymbionts in the gutless marine Oligochete Olavius loisae (Annelida).
There was also an endemic oligochete worm, the Lake Pedder earthworm (Perionychella pedderensis), which has not been seen since the lake was flooded.