Amphitrocha Am*phit"ro*cha ([a^]m*f[i^]t"r[-o]k[.a]), n. [NL., fr. Gr. 'amfi` + trocho`s a wheel.] (Zo["o]l.) A kind of annelid larva having both a dorsal and a ventral circle of special cilia. [1913 Webster]

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  • amphitrocha — n. [Gr. amphi, on both sides; trochos, wheel] (ANNELIDA) Larva bearing two rings of cilia that function in locomotion …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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