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Definition of the noun nemertea
What does nemertea mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- proboscis worms
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonyms of Nemertea: Nemertina / phylum Nemertea / phylum Nemertina
- 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
- member: proboscis worm / ribbon worm / nemertean / nemertine = soft unsegmented marine worms that have a threadlike proboscis and the ability to stretch and contract
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by CTI Reviews
Nemertea is a phylum of invertebrate animals also known as.
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, ...
An Introduction To Zoology (2016)
by CTI Reviews
Nemertea: Nemertea is a phylum of invertebrate animals also known as ...
Programme 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, ...
A 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 ...
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 ...
A 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 ...
A 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 ...
Chandler'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 ...
A 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 ...
by Beau Riffenburgh
Polar gigantism has been described for several marine Antarctic taxa including Porifera, Nematoda, Nemertea, Ascidiacea, Polychaeta, and Pycnogonida, as well ...
A Dictionary of Genetics (2013)
by Robert C. King, Pamela Mulligan, William Stansfield
phylum Nemertini (alternative spellings Nemertinea, Nemertea) ...
Nemertea,nēmer′tēa,n.pl.a class of Vermes, ...
by Barbara Charton, John Tietjen
Nemertea 439 Appendix ...
The Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)
A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke
Phylum Nemertea Ribbon worms ...
The 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 ...
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 ...
The 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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