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Definition of the noun polychaeta
What does polychaeta mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- marine annelid worms
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Polychaeta: class Polychaeta
- more generic word: class = a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
- member of: Annelida / phylum Annelida = segmented worms: earthworms; lugworms
- polychaete worm / polychete worm / polychaete / polychete = chiefly marine annelids possessing both sexes and having paired appendages (parapodia) bearing bristles
- lobworm / lugworm / lug = marine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back
- family Terebellidae / Terebellidae = marine burrowing or tube-forming polychete worms usually having long thick bodies
Phrases with Polychaeta
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- Amiota Polychaeta
- Fannia Polychaeta
- Helina polychaeta
- Kerona Polychaeta
- Ossaea Polychaeta
- Sepsis Polychaeta
- Dysodia Polychaeta
- Leandra Polychaeta
- Tachina Polychaeta
- Bradysia Polychaeta
- Dyssodia polychaeta
- Exorista Polychaeta
- Phortica Polychaeta
- Acrosathe Polychaeta
- Aluligera Polychaeta
- Desmodora Polychaeta
- Hexarthra Polychaeta
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Polychaeta
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Volume 1: Plants and Invertebrates by Ronald Eisler
The name Polychaeta refers to the numerous tufts of setae at the sides of the body. Class Polychaeta is the largest in this phylum with more than 10,000 species recorded, and widely distributed in marine habitats—although some species are ...
NaGISA Protocols for Seagrass and Macroalgal Habitats by P. Robin Rigby, Katrin Iken, Yoshihisa Shirayama
Abundant in most marine environments, with a few species found in fresh water and terrestrial environments INTRODUCTION Polychaeta is a group of segmented worms belonging to the phylum Annelida.
Protozoa to Echinodermata by Ashok Verma
Polychaeta is a greatly diversified group of annelids with respect to its mode of life. The structure of polychaetes is very variable and is dependent on the habit of life both externally and internally, e.g., head, parapodia and the segmental ...
Tubicolar Polychaeta occur in various strata, from the Lower Silurian upwards, and Serpulites even appear in the Fig. 13.-Chloeia. Fig. 14.-Hesione ...
Thephylum Annelida is represented by five classesof freshwater worms, with theOligochaeta, Polychaeta, and Hirudinea beingthe most common groups encountered ininland freshwater systems. The remainingclasses include ...
by Hanneke J.G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers
Polychaeta 242 Polychaeta (polychaetes, bristle worms) class of the phylum Annelida or segmented, metameric worms. The cylindrical body segments normally have a pair of fleshy appendages called parapodia that possess bundles of ...
Encyclopaedia Britannica0 (1875)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature. Ana - Ath
Tubicolar Polychaeta occur in various strata, from the Lower Silurian upwards, and Serpulites even appear in the Fig.
Many of the tracks and burrows referred to the group (Polychaeta) are involved in considerable doubt ; but the Eunicites, ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1898)
a dictionary of arts, sciences, and general literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes
Tubicolar Polychaeta occur in various strata, from the Lower Silurian upwards, and Serpulites even appear in the Fio.
Many of the tracks and burrows referred to the group (Polychaeta) are involved in considerable doubt; but the Eunicites, ...
by John Owen Edward Clark, William Hemsley
Polychaeta Class of annelid worms that have many chaetae (bristles). Common polychaetes are the bristleworms and ragworms. polychaete Worm of the class Polychaeta. polymorphism Occurrence of an organism in more than one structural ...
by Barbara Charton, John Tietjen
One group of taxonomists divides it into three classes: Polychaeta that are mainly free-living and marine and constitute the largest group; Oligochaeta that are free-living, sometimes lack setae and/ ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
Errantia (scaleworms, sea mice; phylum *Annelida, class *Polychaeta) A subclass of polychaete worms which have a large number of body segments, those of the head and posterior differing from the rest. The mouth often has several paired ...
Constituting in Combination with the Existing Volumes of the Ninth Edition, the Tenth Edition of that Work, and Also Supplying a New, Distinctive, and Independent Library of Reference Dealing with Recent Events and Developments
This similarity is maintained even in the later development of the Mollusca and Polychaeta, for in both groups is found the very characteristic free-swimming larval form known as the trochosphere larva (or trochophora). and sette, and the ...
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.
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Polychaeta in lab. Photo credit: Beth Simmons
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Scrabble value of P3O1L1Y4C3H4A1E1T1A1
The value of this 10-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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