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]
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vermiculus

An obsolete term for any small worm or worm-like structure.
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Its presence, although not specifically mentioned, can also be inferred from the illustrations of the development of Tetrastemma vermiculus and Drepanophorus spectabilis (Lebedinsky.
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.