spiny-headed worm

spiny–head·ed worm

noun \ˈspī-nē-ˌhe-dəd-\


:  any of a small phylum (Acanthocephala) of unsegmented parasitic worms that have a proboscis bearing hooks by which attachment is made to the intestinal wall of the host

First Known Use of SPINY-HEADED WORM


spiny–head·ed worm

noun \ˌspī-nē-ˌhed-əd-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SPINY–HEADED WORM


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