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Acanthocephala

Definition of the noun acanthocephala

What does acanthocephala mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. phylum or class of elongated wormlike parasites that live in the intestines of vertebrates: spiny-headed worms

Phrases with Acanthocephala

Phrases starting with the word Acanthocephala:

  1. Acanthocephala Hamata
  2. Acanthocephala Surata
  3. Acanthocephala Affinis
  4. Acanthocephala Arcuata
  5. Acanthocephala Dallasi
  6. Acanthocephala latipes
  7. Acanthocephala thomasi
  8. Acanthocephala Declevis
  9. Acanthocephala declivis
  10. Acanthocephala femorata
  11. Acanthocephala Ochracea
  12. Acanthocephala Pittieri
  13. Acanthocephala Angustipes
  14. Acanthocephala Consobrina
  15. Acanthocephala Pleuritica
  16. Acanthocephala Scutellata

Phrases ending with the word Acanthocephala:

  1. Genus Acanthocephala
  2. phylum acanthocephala
  3. Subgenus Acanthocephala
  4. Tergestia acanthocephala

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acanthocephala

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Google previewKing Crabs of the World (2014)

Biology and Fisheries Management by Bradley G. Stevens

Acanthocephalan Diseases The phylum Acanthocephala is a relatively small taxon with respect to species number. Arthropods are generally required as intermediate hosts, with adult worms residing in the gut of vertebrates.

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Biology of Invertebrates by Jan A. Pechenik, ISBN 9780073028262 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Acanthocephala: Acanthocephala is a phylum of parasitic worms known as acanthocephales, thornyheaded worms, or spinyheaded worms, characterized by the presence of an evertable proboscis, armed with spines, which it uses to pierce ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Medical and Veterinary Entomology (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Acanthocephala: Acanthocephala is a phylum of parasitic worms known as acanthocephales, thorny headed worms, or spinyheaded worms, characterized bythe presence ofan evertable proboscis,armedwith spines, which itusesto pierce and ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Georgis Parasitology for Veterinarians by Dwight D. Bowman, ISBN 9781416044123 (2013)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Acanthocephala: Acanthocephala is a phylum of parasitic worms known as acanthocephales, thorny headed worms, or spinyheaded worms, ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: McCurnins Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians (2012)

Veterinary medicine, Veterinary medicine by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Acanthocephalans: Acanthocephala is a phylum of parasitic worms ...

Google previewStudy Resource for Hickman's Animal Diversity (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Acanthocephala: Acanthocephala is a phylum of parasitic wormsknown as acanthocephales, thorny headed worms, or spinyheaded worms, characterized by the presence of an evertable proboscis, armed with spines, which it uses to pierce ...

Google previewIntegrated Principles of Zoology (2015)

Biology, Zoology by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Acanthocephala: Acanthocephala is a phylum of parasitic worms known as acanthocephalans, thornyheaded worms, or spinyheaded worms, characterized by the presence of an evertable proboscis, armed with spines, which it uses to pierce ...

Google previewLobsters (2008)

Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries by Bruce Phillips

Acanthocephala – Polymorphus botulis The Acanthocephala is a small phylum of strictly parasitic, pseudocoelomate, 'thorny-headed' worms. They have indirect life cycles and always use arthropods as first intermediate hosts. Montreuil ...

Google previewBiology of the Invertebrates (2015)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Acanthocephala: Acanthocephala is a phylum of parasitic worms ...

Google previewAnnual Research Report (1917)

by University of Florida. College of Engineering

Acanthocephala is a large brown bug 1 inch long and 2/5 inch wide at the thorax. The antennae are lighter brown in color , ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Zoology by Miller & Harley, ISBN 9780073228075 (2013)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Acanthocephala: Acanthocephala is a phylum ofparasitic worms known as acanthocephales, thorny headed worms, orspinyheaded worms,characterized bythe presence ofan evertable proboscis,armedwithspines, which it uses to pierce and ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: How to Know the Insects by Eric R. Eaton, ISBN 9780697047526 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Acanthocephala is a phylum of parasitic worms known as acanthocephales, thorny-headed worms, or spiny-headed worms, characterized by the presence of an evertable proboscis, armed with spines, which it uses to pierce and hold the gut ...

Google previewThe national cyclopædia of useful knowledge (1884)

by National cyclopaedia

ACANTHOCEPHALA is the name given to one of those orders of worm-like animals that live parasitically in the alimentary canal of some mammals, birds, and fishes. The name is derived from «wrf<, thorn, and x>.fx \r„ head, and thus means ...

Google previewJubb, Kennedy & Palmer's Pathology of Domestic Animals - Elsevieron VitalSource: 3-Volume Set (2015)

by Grant Maxie

Acanthocephalan infections. Acanthocephala is a phylum of parasitic worms that have an elongate sac-like body, no internal alimentary canal , ...

Google previewJubb, Kennedy & Palmer's Pathology of Domestic Animals - E-Book: (2015)

by Grant Maxie

Acanthocephalan infections. Acanthocephala is a phylum of parasitic worms that have an elongate sac-like body, no internal alimentary canal , ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

Acanthocephala Echinorhynchus of the Flounder illustrat (a -kan-tho-sef'- ing Acanthocephala. 29 have neither mouth nor alimentary canal, but have recurved hooks on a retractile proboscis at the anterior end of the body, by which they attach ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

Acanthocephala[-kan′′tho-sef' -l]aphylumof elongate,mostly cylindrical organisms(thorny-headed worms) parasitic in the intestines of all classes of ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

Acanthocephala (thomy-headed worms). a phylum of elongated cylindrical parasitic worms that have no mouth or digestive tract. They have a spiny, retractile proboscis by which they attach to the intestinal wall of the host. Adults infest the ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Herpetological and Related Terminology (2005)

by D.C. Wareham

ACANTHOCEPHALA (Sing.) ACANTHOCEPHALUS Spinyheaded worms. A PHYLUM of parasitic worms that, with a hookequipped proboscis, securely fasten themselves in the intestines of a host. Adults of the GENUS Acanthocephalus are ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1904)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge, with a New Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney

The Acanthocephala undoubtedly present certain resemblances to the Nematoidca, and more particularly to the Gordiacea, but the fundamental diflerences in the structure of the muscular and nervous systems, and in that of the reproductive ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

ACANTHOCEPHALA. No Orders. Phylum l7. Poduonla.

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, and Art (1847)

Comprising the History, Description, and Scientific Principles of Every Branch of Human Knowledge; with the Derivation and Definition of All the Terms in General Use by William Thomas Brande

Acanthocephala (Hooked-worms).-Char.: Body roundish, utricular, elastic; head with a retractile proboscis, armed with hooks or recurved spines; sexes distinct. Order III. Trematoda (Fluke-worms).—Char.: Body soft, rounded, or flattened; ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

di ing Acanthocephala. f th - * , diagrariamatic representation o e a-lä), n; pl. [N L., st: d, £ b, its stem; c, anneut. pl. of acam-terior enlargement of the body; f, neck; or th ...

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Acanthocephala

Acanthocephala sp.

A leaf-footed bug (Coreidae) in Iguazu National Park, northeastern Argentina.

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The value of this 14-letter word is 26 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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