perichaetine

adjective peri·chae·tine

Definition of perichaetine

  1. :  having numerous setae arranged about each segment in a ring usually interrupted dorsally and ventrally and in a distribution characteristic of a common genus (Perichaeta) of earthworms — compare lumbricine

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Origin and Etymology of perichaetine

New Latin Perichaeta, genus of earthworms (from peri- + -chaeta) + English -ine


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