Tubificidae

plural noun

Tu·​bi·​fic·​i·​dae
ˌt(y)übəˈfisəˌdē
: a nearly cosmopolitan family of aquatic oligochaete worms that do not reproduce asexually (as by budding or division) see tubifex

Word History

Etymology

New Latin Tubific-, Tubifex, type genus + -idae

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“Tubificidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tubificidae. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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