rhabdocoele
noun Etymology: New Latin Rhabdocoela, from rhabdo- + New Latin -coela -coele Date: 1883 a turbellarian worm (order Rhabdocoela) with an unbranched intestine

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  • rhabdocoele — [rab′də sēl΄] n. [< ModL Rhabdocoela < Gr rhabdos, rod (< IE * werb < base * wer , to turn, bend) + koilia, body cavity: see COELE] any of various small turbellarian flatworms, characterized by having an unbranched, saclike digestive… …   English World dictionary

  • rhabdocoele — /rab deuh seel /, n. any member of the turbellarian flatworm order Neorhabdocoela, comprising both freshwater and marine species, having a simple saclike digestive system. [1875 80; < NL Rhabdocoela order name; see RHABDO , COELE] * * * …   Universalium

  • rhabdocoele — rhab·do·coele …   English syllables

  • rhabdocoele — rhab•do•coele [[t]ˈræb dəˌsil[/t]] n. ivt a turbellarian flatworm of the order Neorhabdocoela, having a simple saclike digestive system • Etymology: 1875–80; < NL Rhabdocoela order name; see rhabdo , coele …   From formal English to slang

  • rhabdocoele — ˈrabdəˌsēl noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Rhabdocoela : a flatworm of the order Rhabdocoela * * * /rab deuh seel /, n. any member of the turbellarian flatworm order Neorhabdocoela, comprising both freshwater and marine species, having a simple… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Urastoma cyprinae — Urastoma cyprinae …   Wikipédia en Français

  • rhabdomancy — [rab′də man΄sē] n. [LL rhabdomantia < Gr rhabdomanteia < rhabdos, rod (see RHABDOCOELE) + manteia, divination (see MANCY)] divination by means of a rod or wand; esp., the art of seeking underground water or minerals by means of a divining… …   English World dictionary

  • rhabdomyoma — [rab΄dō mī ō′mə] n. [ModL < Gr rhabdos, rod (see RHABDOCOELE) + MYOMA] Med. a tumor composed of striated muscular fibers …   English World dictionary

  • rhamnose — [ram′nōs΄] n. [< ModL Rhamnus, genus of shrubs (< Gr rhamnos, buckthorn < IE * werb : see RHABDOCOELE) + OSE1] a methyl pentose, C6H12O5, occurring in many plants as a glycoside …   English World dictionary

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