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  • aclid organ — (ACANTHOCEPHALA) A spined invagination located at the anterior end of an acanthor; sometimes referred to as a rostellum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • aclidian — aclid·i·an …   English syllables

  • acanthor — n. [Gr. akantha, thorn, spine] (ACANTHOCEPHALA) The first stage larva that emerges from the egg; the infective stage in the gut of the arthropod (intermediate host); has 6 8 blade like hooks forming an aclid organ or rostellum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • rostellum — n. [L. rostellum, small beak] 1. A small beak or rostrum. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The tubular piercing and sucking mouth parts. 3. (BRACHIOPODA) Low projection between anterior muscle scars to which internal oblique muscles are attached. 4.… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Heraclid — Heraclidan /her euh kluyd n/, adj. /her euh klid/, n., pl. Heraclidae /her euh kluy dee/. a person claiming descent from Hercules, esp. one of the Dorian aristocracy of Sparta. * * * Herˈaclid noun A person claiming such descent • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

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