spiny–headed worm

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noun spiny–head·ed worm \ˈspī-nē-ˌhe-dəd-\

Definition of spiny–headed worm

  1. :  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

1946

First Known Use of spiny–headed worm

1946


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spiny–headed worm

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noun spiny–head·ed worm \ˌspī-nē-ˌhed-əd-\

Medical Definition of spiny–headed worm


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