segmented worm

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Related to segmented worm: Annelida, Annelids
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Noun1.segmented worm - worms with cylindrical bodies segmented both internally and externallysegmented 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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A word can be diagrammed in three-dimensional space by identifying its letters with vectors, each pointing in a different direction; each word thus becomes a segmented worm twisting through space.
Word Worms (May 1993) Words can be characterized by a sequence of vectors in three-dimensional space, resembling a segmented worm.
Many annelids, including marine worms, segmented worms and leeches have their blood green.
org/content/11/7/20150431) Biology Letters , the sperm came from the walls of a cocoon belonging to an annelid, a member of the family of segmented worms that include the earthworm and leeches.