Actinomyxidia
Actinomyxidia Actinomyxidia n. 1. an order comprising parasites of worms.

Syn: order {Actinomyxidia}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Actinomyxidia — noun parasites of worms • Syn: ↑order Actinomyxidia • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Cnidosporidia, ↑subclass Cnidosporidia • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Actinomyxidia — A sporozoan order having a double cellular envelope, three polar capsules, and eight spores; parasitic chiefly in segmented worms, such as the common earthworm. [actino + G. myxa, mucus] …   Medical dictionary

  • actinomyxidia — ac·ti·no·myx·id·ia …   English syllables

  • order Actinomyxidia — noun parasites of worms • Syn: ↑Actinomyxidia • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Cnidosporidia, ↑subclass Cnidosporidia • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • actinomyxidian — noun parasites of worms • Hypernyms: ↑sporozoan • Member Holonyms: ↑Actinomyxidia, ↑order Actinomyxidia * * * adjective or noun see actinomyxidia …   Useful english dictionary

  • animal order — noun the order of animals • Hypernyms: ↑order • Hyponyms: ↑Eubacteriales, ↑order Eubacteriales, ↑Pseudomonadales, ↑order Pseudomonadales, ↑Rickettsiales, ↑order …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cnidosporidia — noun single host parasites of lower vertebrates and invertebrates • Syn: ↑subclass Cnidosporidia • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Sporozoa, ↑class Sporozoa • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • subclass Cnidosporidia — noun single host parasites of lower vertebrates and invertebrates • Syn: ↑Cnidosporidia • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Sporozoa, ↑class Sporozoa • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • АКТИНОМИКСИДИИ — (Actinomyxidia), класс миксоспоридий; ранее рассматривались как отряд простейших класса книдоспоридий. 4 сем., 9 родов, более 20 видов. Паразиты кольчатых червей и сипункулид. Вегетативные паразитич. стадии (трофонты) развиты слабо (состоят из 2… …   Биологический энциклопедический словарь

  • actinomyxidian — ▪ protozoan also called  Actinosporean,        any parasitic microorganism of the class Actinomyxidia (Actinosporea), phylum Myxosporidia (Myxospora). It inhabits the alimentary canal of certain aquatic worms. The characteristic spores develop in …   Universalium

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