annelid

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annelid

1. any worms of the phylum Annelida, in which the body is divided into segments both externally and internally. The group includes the earthworms, lugworm, ragworm, and leeches
2. of, relating to, or belonging to the Annelida
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Many other segmented worms, called polychaetes, also show up at second-stage whale falls.
The segmented worms that were studied by Christer Erseus, doctoral student Daniel Gustavsson and their American colleague, are identical in appearance.
For years, Spall has spent much of his spare time collecting and dissecting fish and annelids -- segmented worms such as earthworms -- that often carry myxozoans and studying the microscopic features of these mysterious creatures.