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Definition of the noun Acoela

What does Acoela mean as a name of something?

Acoela is an order of Xenacoelomorpha.

Acoela is an order of Turbellaria, described by Uljanin in 1870.

Phrases with Acoela

  1. Class Acoela
  2. order Acoela
  3. Poecilometra Acoela

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acoela

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Google previewAnimal Evolution (2012)

Interrelationships of the Living Phyla by Claus Nielsen

18 Phylum Acoela The Acoela is a small ...

Google previewThe Light and Smith Manual (2007)

Intertidal Invertebrates from Central California to Oregon by Sol Felty Light

Acoela MATTHEW D. HOOGE (Plate 82) The Acoela is a group of small, acoelomate, hermaphroditic marine worms. Some acoels live in the plankton or on algae and other substrates in intertidal pools, but most species live in the water-filled ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Acoela 1. (class *Turbellaria, subclass *Archoophora) An order of platyhelminth worms (*Platyhelminthes) that have no gut cavity or pharynx. 2. (class * Gastropoda, subclass *Opisthobranchia) An order of molluscs that possess no shell, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Sciences (2012)

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

Acoela order of the class →Turbellaria (phylum → Platyhelminthes ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Fish Physiology (2011)

From Genome to Environment

Among triploblasts, a group of flatworms lacking a gut are referred to as acoelomate flatworms (Acoela, Figure 1). These animals are no longer considered to be true flatworms (the phylum Platyhelminthes) but rather are viewed as basal ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores (2007)

by Mark W. Denny, Steven Dean Gaines

The Acoela and the small Rhabditophora occur in all marine habitats and may be the dominant micrometazoans in marine algae or tide- pools. The larger rhabditophoran Polycladida are mainly found under boulders and among sedentary ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

Acoela A class of soft-bodied, ...

Google previewChandler's Encyclopedia (1898)

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


Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Acoela Invertebrate Zoology, an order of small (less than 2 mm), primitive marine flatworms, in the class Turbellaria, lacking a digestive tract. Acoelea Invertebrate Zoology, an order of gastropod mollusks, commonly called sea slugs, subclass ...

Google previewThe new Werner twentieth century edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1907)

a standard work of reference in art, literature, science, history, geography, commerce, biography, discovery and invention

This fact, as well as the disappearance of a nervous and excretory system, reduces the Acoela to the lowest position not only among the Turbellaria, but among the whole group of the Vermes. Excretory System. — The excretory system of the ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

ACOELA. An order of free-living flatworms in which the alimentary tract is without a cavity. ACOELOMATA. Animals without a coelom. The term is applied especially to the flatworms, nemertine worms, and roundworms; these animals have ...

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

Prostatoid male apparatus occurring in the wall of the common antrum in some freshwater and land triclads and some Acoela, thought to act as stimulators in copulation.

Google previewZoological Articles Contributed to the "Encyclopaedia Britannica" (1891)

by Sir Edwin Ray Lankester

This fact, as well as the disappearance of a nervous and excretory system, reduces the Acoela to the lowest position not only among the Turbellaria, but among the whole group of the Vermes. Excretory System.—The excretory system of the ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3O1E1L1A1

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