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(Science: zoology) a group of intestinal worms, having the proboscis armed with recurved spines.

Origin: NL, from gr. A spine, thorn _ head.

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Why do you keep talking about species

... exists and thus all this is meaningless nonsensde to Animal phyla Phylum Meaning Common Name Distinguishing characteristics Species described Acanthocephala Thorny headed worms Thorny-headed worms Reversible spiny proboscis about 750 Acoelomorpha Without gut Acoels No mouth or alimentary canal ...

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by gamila
Mon Jun 29, 2009 5:35 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why do you keep talking about species
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embryonic development

As far as I remember there are some more phyla in Acoelomata ; for example Rotifera , Loricifera , Acanthocephala , Kinoryncha etc. aren't they?

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by SU_reptile
Wed Jul 12, 2006 1:01 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: embryonic development
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