noun Mi·cro·scolex

Definition of Microscolex

  1. :  a genus of earthworms containing a species (M. phosphoreus) native to South America but now widely distributed that is sometimes highly luminescent and gives a greenish yellow light resembling that of a glowworm

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Origin and Etymology of microscolex

New Latin, from micr- + -scolex

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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