lumbricine

adjective
lum·​bri·​cine | \ ˈləmbrəˌsēn, -sə̇n \

Definition of lumbricine

: having an arrangement of setae resembling that in Lumbricus used of an oligochaete worm that has eight bristles per segment usually arranged in pairs — compare perichaetine

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“Lumbricine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lumbricine. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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