Definition of Annelid

1. Noun. Worms with cylindrical bodies segmented both internally and externally.




2. Adjective. Relating to or belonging to or characteristic of any worms of the phylum Annelida.
Exact synonyms: Annelidan
Category relationships: Zoological Science, Zoology
Partainyms: Phylum Annelida, Phylum Annelida

Definition of Annelid

1. a. Of or pertaining to the Annelida.

Definition of Annelid

1. Noun. any of various wormlike animals, of the phylum ''Annelida'', having a segmented body; they include the earthworm and the leech ¹

2. Adjective. of, or relating to these creatures ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Annelid

1. any of a phylum of segmented worms [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Annelid

anneal
annealable
annealed
annealer
annealers
annealing
annealing lamp
annealings
anneals
annectant
annectent
annectent gyrus
annelated
annelation
annelations
annelid (current term)
annelid worm
annelida
annelidan
annelidans
annelidous
annelids
annellata
annellation
annellations
annellide
annelloconidium
anneloid
anneloids
annepressin

Literary usage of Annelid

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1. Organic Evolution: A Text Book by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"As in the annelid, the mouth is again annelid FlG. 130.—Reversible diagram illustrating the annelid theory of vertebrate origin. ..."

2. Vertebrate Zoölogy by Horatio Hackett Newman (1920)
"THE annelid THEORY OF VERTEBRATE ANCESTRY The chief basis for this hypothesis lies in the unmistakably close resemblance between the embryonic characters of ..."

3. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1895)
"149) end blindly in the body cavity (E. MEYER), there would exist in this particular also conditions such as are found in the annelid . /i1u£ FiG. 149. ..."

4. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley (1898)
"... the annelid which is the subject of the present communication. It is questionable, however, whether the animal is so rare as I might have been led to ..."

5. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1888)
"To the best of my knowledge the development of the germinal cells in this annelid differs in many particulars from anything that has been placed on record ..."

6. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"The notochord and vertebral column of the vertebrata probably afford another example of this process of substitution. Coral-reef annelid.*—The Eev. ..."

7. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1855)
"... annelid. By THOMAS A. HUXLEY, FRS, Lecturer on General Natural History in the Government School of Mines. In the course of a series of dredging ..."

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