Definition of Acanthocephalan in English :

Define Acanthocephalan in English

Acanthocephalan meaning in English

Meaning of Acanthocephalan in English

Pronunciation of Acanthocephalan in English

Acanthocephalan pronunciation in English

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Acanthocephalan

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1. acanthocephalan, spiny-headed worm

any of various worms living parasitically in intestines of vertebrates having a retractile proboscis covered with many hooked spines

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Acanthocephalan

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noun
1. 
any of the parasitic wormlike invertebrates of the phylum Acanthocephala, the adults of which have a spiny proboscis and live in the intestines of vertebrates
adjective
2. 
of, relating to, or belonging to the Acanthocephala

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Acanthocephalan

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noun
any of a phylum (Acanthocephala) of intestinal worms, lacking a digestive tract and having a proboscis bearing rows of thornlike hooks

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Acanthocephalan

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