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Definition of the noun chaetognatha
What does chaetognatha mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- arrowworms: a group of small active transparent marine worms
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Chaetognatha: phylum Chaetognatha
- more generic word: phylum = the major taxonomic group of animals and plants
- member of: animal kingdom / Animalia / kingdom Animalia = taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
"Chaetognatha" is a book by A. C. Pierrot-Bults.
- also known as "Chaetognatha: keys and notes for the identification of the species"
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Chaetognatha
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Volume 1: Plants and Invertebrates by Ronald Eisler
The phylum Chaetognatha is a small group of pelagic, mostly oceanic, invertebrates consisting of about 50 species. The most studied genus is Sagitta with about 30 species. Chaetognaths seldom exceed 3 cm in length and each contains a ...
Marine Plankton (2017)
A Practical Guide to Ecology, Methodology, and Taxonomy by Claudia Castellani, Martin Edwards
Chaetognatha is a small phylum of exclusively marine organisms with approximately150 species currently recognized, of which about 70 are pelagic. However, recent molecular research has revealed more variation and possible cryptic ...
Environmental Impact Statement
The phylum Chaetognatha is a group of exclusively marine invertebrates. With the exception of the benthonic genus Spadella, all chaetognaths are holoplanktonic. These organisms are voracious carnivores feeding heavily on crustaceans ...
Environmental Impact Statement
CHAETOGNATHS The phylum Chaetognatha is a group of exclusively marine invertebrates. With the exception of the benthonic genus Spadella, all chaetognaths are holoplanktonic. These organisms are voracious carnivores, feeding heavily ...
by Hanneke(J.)G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers
→Chaetognatha, → Polychaeta and →Oligochaeta. Chaetognatha (chaetognaths, arrow worms) phylum.
The Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)
A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke
phylum Chaetognatha Often found in ...
by John M. Lackie
Chaetognatha. cerebral cavernous malformations A set of disorders characterized by venous sinusoids and a predisposition to intracranial haemorrhage. Can be caused by mutation in genes for KRIT1, malcavernin or programmed death 10.
by Barbara Charton, John Tietjen
Chaetognatha Carnivorous plankton, also commonly called arrow worms. Although there are only about 70 known species, they are numerous and are a significant part of the food web. They feed on copepods and young fish.
by Beau Riffenburgh
predatory (Hydromedusae, Siphonophorae, Scy- phozoa, Ctenophora, Polychaeta, Chaetognatha) and particle-filtering forms (Pteropoda, Appendicularia, Salpidae); many crustaceans (Cladocera, Ostracoda, Copepoda ); fish larvae; etc.
by Scott Dowding
any invertebrate of the phylum Chaetognatha ...
A Dictionary of Genetics (2006)
by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela K. Mulligan
phylum Chaetognatha (arrow worms) phylum Pogonophora ( beard worms) phylum Chordata (notochord-bearing animals) subphylum Acraniata ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
Chaetognatha A phylum.
A Dictionary of Ecology (2015)
by Michael Allaby
arrow worms See CHAETOGNATHA. arroyo A gully found along valley floors in an arid or semi-arid region and possessing steep or vertical walls cut in fine- grained cohesive sediments. The floor is flat and usually sandy. Arroyos are found ...
A Dictionary of Biology (2017)
by M. Abercrombie
CHAETOGNATHA Arrow-worms. Small phylum of marine animals of doubtful affinities. Includes Sagitta, abundant in plankton. CHAETOPOD A. A class of Annelida including bristleworms (order Polychaeta) and earthworms ...
by Heinz Mehlhorn, Horst Aspöck
Phylum: Nematomorpha Phylum: Nematoda Phylum: Gastrotricha Phylum: Brachiopoda Phylum: Bryozoa Phylum: Phoronida Phylum: Chaetognatha Phylum: Pterobranchia Phylum: Enteropneusta Phylum: Echinodermata Phylum: Chordata ...
Encyclopedia Britannica (1922)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm
the fact that it is comparable to the early larval forms of other primitive coelomate animals, such as Balanoglossus, Phoronis, Chaetognatha, Brachiopoda and Bryozoa. So too the explanation of radial symmetry and torsion of organs as due ...
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Scrabble value of C3H4A1E1T1O1G2N1A1T1H4A1
The value of this 12-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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