Definition of Tubeworm

1. n. Any annelid which constructs a tube; one of the Tubicolæ.



Definition of Tubeworm

1. Noun. (biology) Any of many marine polychaete worms, mostly of the family ''Serpulidae'', which construct permanent calcareous tubes on rocks, ship bottoms etc. ¹

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Definition of Tubeworm

1. a marine worm that builds and lives in a tube [n -S]

Medical Definition of Tubeworm

1. Any annelid which constructs a tube; one of the Tubicolae. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tubeworm

tuberosity of ulna
tuberosity reduction
tuberous
tuberous begonia
tuberous plant
tuberous root
tuberous sclerosis
tuberous vetch
tubers
tubes
tubeshoulder
tubeshoulders
tubewell
tubework
tubeworks
tubeworm (current term)
tubeworms
tubfast
tubfasts
tubfish
tubfishes
tubful
tubfuls
tubicolae
tubicolar
tubicole
tubicoles
tubicolous
tubifex

Literary usage of Tubeworm

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1. Growth in Japan's Horticultural Trade With Developing Countries: An Economic by Masayoshi Honma (1991)
"Although Japan failed to stop entry of fall webworm, potato tubeworm, and rice-water weevil, the entry of more harmful pests and diseases, such as fruit ..."

2. Habitats by Jo Ellen Moore (1998)
"... sea star, seahorse t-turban snail, tubeworm, triggerfish, tuna u-urchin, urn sponge, unicornfish v-viperfish, vase sponge, velvet fish w-white shark, ..."

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