vermiculus


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ver·mi·cule

(ver'mi-kyūl),
1. A small worm or wormlike organism or structure.
2. Synonym(s): ookinete
[L. vermiculus, a small worm]

vermiculus

An obsolete term for any small worm or worm-like structure.
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Our interpretation of the literature indicates that at least seven hoplonemertean species from a broad taxonomic range possess a transitory epidermis: Tetrastemma vermiculus and Drepanophorus spectabilis (Lebedinsky, 1898), Emplectonema gracile (Delsman, 1915), Prostoma graecense (Reinhardt, 1941), Argonemertes australiensis (Hickman.