lumbricoid

lumbricoid

[luhm-bri-koid]
adjective
resembling an earthworm.

Origin:
1840–50; < Latin lumbrīc(us) earthworm + -oid

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lumbricoid (ˈlʌmbrɪˌkɔɪd)
 
adj
1.  anatomy designating any part or structure resembling a worm
2.  of, relating to, or resembling an earthworm
 
[C19: from New Latin lumbricoides, from Latin lumbrīcus worm]

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lumbricoid lum·bri·coid (lŭm'brĭ-koid')
adj.
Of or resembling a roundworm.

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