Share this entry

Share this page

Rhombozoa

Saltos de línea: Rhombo|zoa
Pronunciación: /ˌrɒmbə(ʊ)ˈzəʊə
 
/

Definición de Rhombozoa en inglés:

plural sustantivo

Zoology
A minor phylum of mesozoan worms which are parasites in the kidneys of cephalopod molluscs.
Example sentences
  • However, it has been shown that in many phyla, such as Rhombozoa, Dicyemida, Nematoda, Gnathostomulida, and Chaetognatha, 18S rDNA genes do not evolve at a constant rate.
  • They are now believed to be made up of two, possibly unrelated, groups: the Dicyemida (Rhombozoa) and Orthonectida.

Origen

modern Latin (plural), from Greek rhombos 'rhombus' + zōia 'animals'.

Derivados

rhombozoan

1
sustantivo& adjetivo

Definición de Rhombozoa en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día tenebrous
Pronunciación: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure