Difference between revisions of "Pogonophora"

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|etymology=Greek <i>pogonophoros</i>, wearing a beard
 
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|definition=A [[phylum]] of [[sedentary]] [[marine]] worms that are the only nonparasitic [[metazoans]] that lack a mouth, gut or anus, and are commonly called beard worms.
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Latest revision as of 23:30, 13 September 2013

Pogonophora also pogonophorans (noun, plural; Greek pogonophoros, wearing a beard): A phylum of sedentary marine worms that are the only nonparasitic metazoans that lack a mouth, gut or anus, and are commonly called beard worms.