Definition of Nemertine

1. Noun. Soft unsegmented marine worms that have a threadlike proboscis and the ability to stretch and contract.

Exact synonyms: Nemertean, Proboscis Worm, Ribbon Worm
Generic synonyms: Worm
Group relationships: Nemertea, Nemertina, Phylum Nemertea, Phylum Nemertina



Definition of Nemertine

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nemertine

nematomorphs
nematophagous
nematophora
nematosome
nematospiroides
nematospiroides dubius
nemertean
nemerteans
nemertes
nemertian
nemertians
nemertid
nemertida
nemertina
nemertine (current term)
nemertines
nemeses
nemesia
nemesias
nemesis
nemetean
nemine contradicente
nemmine
nemn
nemned
nemning
nemns
nemophila
nemophilas

Literary usage of Nemertine

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1. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1901)
"... bearing the young nemertine within its amniotic sac (after Korschelt and Heider). ... and giving rise to the body wall of the young nemertine (Figs. ..."

2. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1885)
"When the young nemertine has become pretty well formed within the ... 94) is developed either before or after the detachment of the young nemertine, ..."

3. Embryogeny: An Account of the Laws Govering the Development of the Animal ...by Hans Przibram by Hans Przibram (1908)
"MECHANISM OP DEVELOPMENT IN THE NEMERTINA AND ANNELIDA. Fig. 1. Egg of the nemertine ... Egg of the nemertine ..."

4. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The intro- versible tube may be completely closed, as in the " proboscis " of nemertine worms, or ¬°tm iv have a passage in it leading into a ..."

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