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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 Alata
  2. Acanthocephala Hamata
  3. Acanthocephala Heissi
  4. Acanthocephala Mercur
  5. Acanthocephala Surata
  6. Acanthocephala Affinis
  7. Acanthocephala Arcuata
  8. Acanthocephala Dallasi
  9. Acanthocephala Equalis
  10. Acanthocephala latipes
  11. Acanthocephala thomasi
  12. Acanthocephala Apicalis
  13. Acanthocephala Concolor
  14. Acanthocephala Declevis
  15. Acanthocephala declivis
  16. Acanthocephala femorata
  17. Acanthocephala Ochracea
  18. Acanthocephala Parensis

Phrases ending with the word Acanthocephala:

  1. Genus Acanthocephala
  2. phylum acanthocephala

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acanthocephala

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Google previewBiology of the Invertebrates (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acanthocephala is a phylum of parasitic worms known as ...

Google previewAnnual Report (1915)

Acanthocephala is a large brown bug 1 inch long and 2/5 inch wide at the thorax. The antennae are lighter brown in color, 2/3 inch in length and ...

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 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 previewInvertebrates (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acanthocephala is a phylum of ...

Google previewMedical and Veterinary Entomology (2016)

by CTI 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 previewBiology of Invertebrates (2016)

by CTI Reviews

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 and hold the gut ...

Google previewGeorgis Parasitology for Veterinarians (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acanthocephala: Acanthocephala is a phylum of parasitic worms known 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 previewMcCurnins Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians (2016)

Veterinary medicine, Veterinary medicine by CTI Reviews

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

Google previewAnimal Diversity (2016)

by CTI 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 previewEvolution (2016)

Biology, Biological evolution by CTI Reviews

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 and hold the gut ...

Google previewIntegrated Principles of Zoology (2016)

Biology, Zoology by CTI Reviews

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 and hold the gut ...

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 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 - 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 previewJubb, Kennedy & Palmer's Pathology of Domestic Animals - E-Book: 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 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 ...

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 Micrographic Dictionary (1875)

A Guide to the Examination and Investigation of the Structure and Nature of Microscopic Objects by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey

In the Cestoids and Acanthocephala, it appears to consist of a single cephalic ganglion, sending off branches to the proboscis. In the Trema- toda, of two oesophageal ganglia, connected by ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Britannica (1911)

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

ACANTHOCEPHALA. No Orders. Phylum l7. Poduonla.

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 previewEncyclopedia of Marine Sciences (2012)

by Hanneke(J.)G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers

Acanthocephala, →Kinorhyncha, Loricifera (discovered in 1983, microscopic, interstitial in marine gravel), →Priapulida and, Gnathostomulida (microscopic, interstitial in.

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

abduction abductor muscle abiogenesis abiotic abomasum aboral Abrocomidae abyssal abyssal fish Abyssinian roller Acanthiza Acanthizidae Acanthobdellida Acanthocephala Acanthochitonina Acanthoclinidae Acanthodii Acanthopterygii ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2006)

by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela K. Mulligan

phylum Acanthocephala (spiny-headed worms) phylum Entoprocta (entoprocts) phylum ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

Acanthocephala – A phylum of parasitic 'spinyheaded' worms characterized by a thorny proboscis (protrusible outgrowth of the head) that hooks onto the gut wall of a host. They have complex life cycles involving multiple hosts (typically an ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Acanthocephala Backeb. Cactaceae Origins: Greek akantha "a thorn, prickle" and kephale "head." Acanthocephalus Karelin & Kir. Asteraceae Origins: Greek akantha "a thorn, prickle" and kephale "head." Acanthocereus (A. Berger) Britton ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 3 of 4: N-R)

by Various

to the somewhat distinct Gordiidæ or haireels, andtothe moreremotelyallied Acanthocephala or Echinorhynchus.—Also ...

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