Lumbricoid
Lumbricoid Lum"bri*coid, a. [Lumbricus + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Like an earthworm; belonging to the genus {Lumbricus}, or family {Lumbricid[ae]}. [1913 Webster]

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  • lumbricoid — [lum′bri koid΄] adj. [< L lumbricus (see LUMBRICALIS) + OID] resembling an earthworm …   English World dictionary

  • lumbricoid — /lum bri koyd /, adj. resembling an earthworm. [1840 50; < L lumbric(us) earthworm + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • lumbricoid — 1. Denoting or resembling a roundworm, especially Ascaris lumbricoides. SYN: lumbrical, lumbricus (1). SEE ALSO: scolecoid (2), vermiform. 2. Obsolete common name for Ascaris lumbricoides. [L. lumbricus, earthworm, + G. eidos, resemblance] * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • lumbricoid — adj. resembling an earthworm …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lumbricoid — lum·bri·coid …   English syllables

  • lumbricoid — /ˈlʌmbrɪkɔɪd/ (say lumbrikoyd) adjective resembling an earthworm. {Latin lumbrīcus earthworm + oid} …   Australian English dictionary

  • lumbricoid — I. ˌkȯid adjective Etymology: New Latin lumbricoides (specific epithet of the roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides), from Latin lumbricus earthworm + oides oid : resembling an earthworm II. noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • lumbrical — SYN: lumbricoid (1). [L. lumbricus, earthworm] * * * lum·bri·cal ləm bri kəl adj being one of or constituting the lumbricales <the outer lumbrical muscles> * * * lum·bri·cal (lumґbrĭ kəl) 1. lumbricoid (def. 1). 2. see entries… …   Medical dictionary

  • lumbriciform — adj. [L. lumbricus, earthworm; forma, shape] Like an earthworm in appearance; lumbricoid; see vermiform …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • lumbricidal — Destructive to lumbricoid (intestinal) worms …   Medical dictionary

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