Echiuroidea
Echiuroidea Ech`i*u*roi"de*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. echiurus, the name of one genus (Gr. 'e`chis an adder + o'yra` tail) + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of Annelida which includes the genus {Echiurus} and allies. They are often classed among the Gephyrea, and called the {armed Gephyreans}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Echiuroidea — Echiuroinea Echiuroinea ou Echiuroidea …   Wikipédia en Français

  • echiuroidea — ech·i·u·roi·dea …   English syllables

  • echiuroidea — ˌekēyəˈrȯidēə noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Echiurus + oidea : a group of marine worms of obscure position though commonly classed as a division of Gephyrea and distinguished by a sensitive but nonretractile proboscis …   Useful english dictionary

  • armed Gephyreans — Echiuroidea Ech i*u*roi de*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. echiurus, the name of one genus (Gr. e chis an adder + o yra tail) + oid.] (Zo[ o]l.) A division of Annelida which includes the genus {Echiurus} and allies. They are often classed among the Gephyrea …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Echiuroinea — ou Echiuroidea …   Wikipédia en Français

  • echiuroid — /ek ee yoor oyd/, n. 1. any wormlike invertebrate of the phylum Echiuroidea, found in sand and mud of tropical and subtropical seas, having at the mouth a ciliated, often elongated prostomium. adj. 2. belonging or pertaining to the Echiuroidea.… …   Universalium

  • echiuroid — I. u̇ˌrȯid noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Echiuroidea : one of the Echiuroidea II. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : of or relating to the Echiuroidea …   Useful english dictionary

  • echiuroid — noun Etymology: New Latin Echiuroidea or Echiura, ultimately from Greek echis viper + oura tail Date: circa 1889 any of a phylum (Echiura syn. Echiuroidea) of marine worms of uncertain taxonomic affinities that have a sensitive but nonretractile… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Echiura — Echiura …   Wikipédia en Français

  • List of animal classes — The following is a list of the classes in each phylum of the kingdom Animalia.Acanthocephala*Archiacanthocephala *Eoacanthocephala *PalaeacanthocephalaAcoelomorpha*AcoelomorphaAnnelida*Branchiobdellae *Hirudinea *Oligochaeta… …   Wikipedia

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