Oligochaeta
Annelida An*nel"i*da, n. pl. [NL. See {Annelid}.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of the Articulata, having the body formed of numerous rings or annular segments, and without jointed legs. The principal subdivisions are the {Ch[ae]topoda}, including the {Oligoch[ae]ta} or earthworms and {Polych[ae]ta} or marine worms; and the {Hirudinea} or leeches. See {Ch[ae]topoda}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Oligochaeta — Ol i*go*chae ta, Oligochaeta Ol i*go*ch[ae] ta, prop. n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. oli gos little, pl., few + ? hair.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of Annelida which includes the earthworms and related species, including some small freshwater species. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oligochaeta — Ol i*go*chae ta, Oligochaeta Ol i*go*ch[ae] ta, prop. n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. oli gos little, pl., few + ? hair.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of Annelida which includes the earthworms and related species, including some small freshwater species. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oligochaeta —   [griechisch], die Wenigborster …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Oligochaeta — Oligochaeta, Wenigborster, ca. 6000, süßwasser und landbewohnende Arten umfassende Unterklasse der ⇒ Clitellata; meist mit nur vier Paar Borsten versehen. Die Gonaden sind auf wenige Segmente beschränkt, die Geschlechtsprodukte gelangen durch… …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • Oligochaeta — This article is about the animal genus. For the plant genus, see Oligochaeta (plant). Oligochaeta Earthworm (Lumbricus terrestris) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Oligochaeta — Oligochète Ver de terre ( …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Oligochaeta —   Oligochaeta Lombriz de Tierra (Lumbricus terrestr …   Wikipedia Español

  • Oligochaeta — Wenigborster Borsten eines Regenwurms im Mikroskop Systematik Unterabteilung: Bilateria …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Oligochaeta — noun earthworms • Syn: ↑class Oligochaeta • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Annelida, ↑phylum Annelida • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oligochaeta — …   Википедия

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