annelid

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Related to phylum Annelida: phylum Nematoda, phylum Mollusca, phylum Echinodermata, phylum Platyhelminthes, phylum Chordata

annelid

/an·ne·lid/ (an´ĕ-lid) any member of Annelida.

annelid

(ăn′ə-lĭd)
n.
Any of various worms or wormlike animals of the phylum Annelida, characterized by an elongated, cylindrical, segmented body and including the earthworms and the leeches.

an·nel′i·dan (ə-nĕl′ĭ-dən) adj.

annelid

a member of the animal phylum Annelida, a group containing the segmented worms, e.g. earthworms, polychaete worms and leeches. Annelids are characterized by the presence of METAMERIC SEGMENTATION, a COELOM, well-developed blood and nervous systems, and NEPHRIDIA.

annelid

a member of the phylum annelida.
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Specimens from the pretrilobite Lower Cambrian of the Ukraine as well as from the trilobite-bearing Lower Cambrian of Nevada have been assigned tentatively to the phylum Annelida Lamark, 1809 and class Polychaeta Grube, 1850.