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Definition of the noun polychaeta

What does polychaeta mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. marine annelid worms

Phrases with Polychaeta

  1. Egle Polychaeta
  2. class polychaeta
  3. Timia Polychaeta
  4. Amiota Polychaeta
  5. Fannia Polychaeta
  6. Helina polychaeta
  7. Kerona Polychaeta
  8. Ossaea Polychaeta
  9. Sepsis Polychaeta
  10. Dysodia Polychaeta
  11. Leandra Polychaeta
  12. Tachina Polychaeta
  13. Bradysia Polychaeta
  14. Dyssodia polychaeta
  15. Exorista Polychaeta
  16. Phortica Polychaeta
  17. Acrosathe Polychaeta
  18. Aluligera Polychaeta
  19. Desmodora Polychaeta
  20. Hexarthra Polychaeta

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Polychaeta

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Google previewCompendium of Trace Metals and Marine Biota (2009)

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 ...

Google previewSampling Biodiversity in Coastal Communities (2007)

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.

Google previewInvertebrates (2005)

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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Litterature (1875)


Tubicolar Polychaeta occur in various strata, from the Lower Silurian upwards, and Serpulites even appear in the Fig. 13.-Chloeia. Fig. 14.-Hesione ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Sciences (2012)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia 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, ...

Google previewThe 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, ...

Google previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Biology (2007)

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 ...

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

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/ ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewThe New Volumes of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Antarctic (2007)

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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Small photo of Head of a very small Bristle worm, Polychaeta, Annelida, with three pair of eyes, Mediterranean sea, Plankton, Italy, EuropeSmall photo of Dark-lined fireworm (Chloeia fusca, fireworm, polychaeta, annelida)Small photo of Bristle worm (Polychaeta) moving along sandy bottom of coral reef at nightSmall photo of Bristle worm (Polychaeta)Small photo of Bristle worm (Polychaeta)Small photo of Saballa polychaeta - Pacific Ocean, Thailand More...

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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