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Definition of the noun nemertea

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noun - plural: -

  1. proboscis worms

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Google previewBiology, The Dynamic Science, Volume 2, Units 3, 4 and 7 (2016)

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Nemertea is a phylum of invertebrate animals also known as.

Google previewDNA Barcoding in Marine Perspectives (2016)

Assessment and Conservation of Biodiversity by Subrata Trivedi, Abid Ali Ansari, Sankar K. Ghosh, Hasibur Rehman

Nemertea is a phylum of invertebrate animals also known as “ribbon worms” or “ proboscis worms” or nemertines (Fig. 1). Alternative names for the phylum have included Nemertini, Nemertinea. Although most are less than 20 cm (7.9 in) long, ...

Google previewAn Introduction To Zoology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Nemertea: Nemertea is a phylum of invertebrate animals also known as ...

Google previewProgramme and Abstracts (2008)

Göttingen 7-11 April 2008 by Stephan Robbert Gradstein, Simone Klatt, Felix Normann, Rainer Willmann, Patrick Weigelt, Rosemary Wilson

nemertean systematics *Jörn von Döhren, Thomas Bartolomaeus Freie Universität Berlin, Institutfür Biologie, Evolution und Systematik der Tiere, Königin - Luise-Str. 1-3, 14195 Berlin, Germany Nemertea is a spiralian clade of unsegmented, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Nemertea (Rhyncocoela, Nemertinea, Nemertini, proboscis worms, ribbon worms ) A phylum of unsegmented, nonparasitic worms which are bilaterally symmetrical and elongate. Externally they resemble *Platyhelminthes (flatworms) but are ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Sciences (2012)

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

Nemertea ( an older name is Nemertini) phylum of mostly marine worms, also called Rhynchocoela. Elongated and often flattened predatory worms that generally live in the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

Nemertea. (Nemertina; Rhynchocoela) A phylum containing some 1200 species of freeliving worms found chiefly in marine habitats but also in fresh water and soil. They have flattened bodies, ranging from less than 1 mm to over 20 m long ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ecology (2010)

by Michael Allaby

Nemertea (Nemertinea, Nemertini, proboscis worms, ribbon worms) A phylum of unsegmented, non-parasitic worms which are *bilaterally symmetrical and elongate. Externally they resemble *Platyhelminthes (flatworms) but are generally ...

Google previewChandler's Encyclopedia (1898)

An Epitome of Universal Knowledge ... by William Henry Chandler

Nemertea (NEMERTIM, RHYNCHOCCELA). Class of Vermes, more or less flattened in shape of body, the skin ciliated; there is a pair of ciliated pits leading to special lobes of the brain. The intestine is straight; there is a protrusible proboscis ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (2015)

by Robert Hine

rhynchocoel See nemertea. rhyniophytes A group of extinct vascular land plants that flourished in the early Devonian (416–380 million years ago). They had short upright aerial axes ('stems'), several centimetres ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Antarctic (2007)

by Beau Riffenburgh

Polar gigantism has been described for several marine Antarctic taxa including Porifera, Nematoda, Nemertea, Ascidiacea, Polychaeta, and Pycnogonida, as well ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2013)

by Robert C. King, Pamela Mulligan, William Stansfield

phylum Nemertini (alternative spellings Nemertinea, Nemertea) ...

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

by Various

Nemertea,nēmer′tēa, class of Vermes, ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science (2008)

by Barbara Charton, John Tietjen

Nemertea 439 Appendix ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

Phylum Nemertea Ribbon worms ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1884)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes, Day Otis Kellogg

NEMERTINES, or Nemerteans (Nemertea) , is the name of a subdivision of worms,1 characterized by the ciliatiou of the skin, by the presence of a retractile proboscis, by the simple arrangement of the generative apparatus, and in certain ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1906)

a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge with a new atlas of the world by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

Nemertea (ne-mer'te-a), n. pi. [NL., < Ne- mertes, q. v.] ' A class' of Vermes having a long straight alimentary canal, an anus, a protrusile proboscis, and usually distinct sexes; the ne- mertean or nemertine worms. They were formerly classed ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

The Nemertea are often divided into two orders, called Anopla and Enopla according as the proboscis is armed with stylets or unarmed. Of the latter order is the family Nemertidae (or Amphiporidae); the Lineidae and '#' are anoplean. Another ...

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