Annuloida

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Annuloida (Zoöl) A division of the Articulata, including the annelids and allied groups; sometimes made to include also the helminths and echinoderms.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • annuloida A name applied by Huxley (1869) to a subkingdom of animals, consisting of the Scolecida and Echinodermata, an association subsequently modified by the same author. Also called Echinozoa.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. L. annulus, ring + -oid,

Usage

In literature:

The Metazoa supply examples of intestinal parasites from the classes Annuloida and Nematoidea.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4" by Various
By some they are classed with the Scolecida in the sub-kingdom Annuloida.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
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