planaria
noun (plural -ia; also -ias) Etymology: New Latin, from feminine of Late Latin planarius lying on a plane, from Latin planum plane Date: 1855 any of a genus (Planaria) of 2-eyed planarian worms; broadly planarian

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  • Planaria — Pla*na ri*a, n.; pl. L. {Planari[ae]}, E. { rias}. [NL. See {Planary}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any species of turbellarian worms belonging to {Planaria}, and many allied genera. The body is usually flat, thin, and smooth. Some species, in warm countries, are …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Planarĭa — (Plattwurm), Gattung der Plattringelwürmer (Planariae), mit länglichem, flachem, fast gallertartigem Leibe mit durchscheinenden Därmen; Arten a) mit zwei Augen: P. lactea, milchweiß mit gelblichem od. violett durchscheinendem Darme; vorn… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • PLANARIA — insul. ultra Corsicam, a specie sic dicta, quod aequalis freto exsistat, ideoque navigii fallax. Plinius, l. 3. c. 6. Eadem cum Planasia …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Planaria — 1819, from Modern Latin (1776) noun use of fem. of L. planarius, lit. on level ground (here used to mean flat ), from planum (see PLANE (Cf. plane) (1)). Related: Planarian …   Etymology dictionary

  • Planaria — sp. Classification Règne …   Wikipédia en Français

  • planaria — pla·nà·ria s.f. 1. TS zool.com. nome comunemente dato ai vermi della classe dei Turbellari 2. TS zool. verme del genere Planaria | con iniz. maiusc., genere della famiglia dei Planaridi, cui appartiene la Planaria torva, dulcacquicola, diffusa in …   Dizionario italiano

  • planaria — ► masculino ZOOLOGÍA Nombre común de diversos platelmintos turbelarios. * * * Cualquiera de unas 3. 000 especies de platelmintos de amplia distribución, principalmente de vida independiente, de la familia Planariidae y familias emparentadas… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • planaria — pla·nar·ia plə nar ē ə, ner n 1) cap the type genus of the family Planariidae comprising planarian worms having two eyes 2) any worm of the genus Planaria broadly PLANARIAN …   Medical dictionary

  • planària — pla|nà|ri|a Mot Esdrúixol Nom femení …   Diccionari Català-Català

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