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phylum or class of elongated wormlike parasites that live in the intestines of vertebrates: spiny-headed worms Acanthocephala , phylum Acanthocephala
any of various worms living parasitically in intestines of vertebrates having a retractile proboscis covered with many hooked spines acanthocephalan , spiny-headed worm
morbid fear of small insects and mites and worms acarophobia
parasites of worms Actinomyxidia , actinomyxidian , order Actinomyxidia
worms with cylindrical bodies segmented both internally and externally annelid , annelid worm , segmented worm
segmented worms: earthworms; lugworms; leeches Annelida , phylum Annelida
medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms anthelminthic , anthelmintic , helminthic , vermifuge
unsegmented worms: roundworms; threadworms; eelworms Aschelminthes , Nematoda , phylum Aschelminthes , phylum Nematoda
carnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each end bloodsucker , hirudinean , leech
small annelid worms with the posterior end modified into an adhesive sucker; especially formerly regarded as modified leeches Branchiobdellidae , family Branchiobdellidae
arrowworms: a group of small active transparent marine worms Chaetognatha , phylum Chaetognatha
marine annelid worms class Polychaeta , Polychaeta
animal that creeps or crawls (such as worms or spiders or insects) creepy-crawly
widespread tropical mosquito that transmits filarial worms Culex fatigans , Culex quinquefasciatus
minute free-swimming freshwater copepod having a large median eye and pear-shaped body and long antennae used in swimming; important in some food chains and as intermediate hosts of parasitic worms that affect man e.g. Guinea worms cyclops , water flea
any of various parasites that live in the internal organs of animals (especially intestinal worms) endoparasite , endozoan , entoparasite , entozoan , entozoon
measuring worms family Geometridae , Geometridae
marine burrowing or tube-forming polychete worms usually having long thick bodies family Terebellidae , Terebellidae
parasitic or free-living worms having a flattened body flatworm , platyhelminth
genus of soft-bodied polychete marine worms genus Polycirrus , Polycirrus
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