spiny-headed worm


spiny–head·ed worm

noun \ˈspī-nē-ˌhe-dəd-\

Definition of SPINY-HEADED WORM

:  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

1946

spiny–head·ed worm

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

Medical Definition of SPINY–HEADED WORM

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