Definition of Anguillula aceti
1. Noun. Minute eelworm that feeds on organisms that cause fermentation in e.g. vinegar.
Generic synonyms: Eelworm
Group relationships: Anguillula, Genus Anguillula, Genus Turbatrix, Turbatrix
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Literary usage of Anguillula aceti
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1. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1902)
"The females which develop from the embryos found in the stools are much smaller, about one-half the length of the anguillula aceti. ..."
2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1870)
"It would thus appear that the anguillula aceti he examined was contained in a specimen of what may be suspected to have been the wine vinegar of France. ..."
3. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1909)
"The anguillula aceti, or vinegar eel, is sometimes present in the urine (in one case it is said from the bladder) ..."
4. A Bibliography of Protozoa, Sponges, Cœlenterata, and Worms: Including Also by D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson (1885)
"[997 HALLEZ, P. Sur le développement de l'anguillula aceti, Erh. Rev. Sei. Nat. ... The Vinegar Eel (anguillula aceti). Pop. Sei. Review, Vol. п. pp. ..."