Chaetognatha
Chaetognatha Chae*tog"na*tha, ||Chaetognatha Ch[ae]*tog"na*tha, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ? hair + ? jaw.] (Zo["o]l) a phylum consisting of the arrowworms, a group of small active transparent free-swimming marine worms, of which the genus {Sagitta} is the type. They have groups of curved spines on each side of the head.

Syn: phylum Chaetognatha. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


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  • Chaetognatha — Chae*tog na*tha, ||Chaetognatha Ch[ae]*tog na*tha, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ? hair + ? jaw.] (Zo[ o]l) a phylum consisting of the arrowworms, a group of small active transparent free swimming marine worms, of which the genus {Sagitta} is the type.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chaetognatha — Chaetognātha, s. Pfeilwürmer …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Chaetognatha —   [ç , griechisch], wissenschaftliche Bezeichnung für die Pfeilwürmer.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Chaetognatha — Chaetognatha, Pfeilwürmer, ca. 100 im Meeresplankton lebende Arten umfassender Tierstamm unsicherer verwandtschaftlicher Stellung mit Merkmalen der Protostomier (z.B. Nervensystem mit dorsalem Cerebralganglion und Bauchganglion) und der… …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • Chaetognatha — Arrow worms Temporal range: Lower Cambrian–Recent …   Wikipedia

  • Chaetognatha —   Quetognatos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Chaetognatha — Pfeilwürmer Detailaufnahme der Kopfregion eines Pfeilwurms Systematik Reich: Tiere (Animalia) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chaetognatha — Chætognathes Cliché MEB de Sagitta sp …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chaetognatha — noun arrowworms: a group of small active transparent marine worms • Syn: ↑phylum Chaetognatha • Derivationally related forms: ↑chaetognathous, ↑chaetognathan • Hypernyms: ↑phylum • Member Holonyms …   Useful english dictionary

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