Acanthocephala

All possible synonyms of the word Acanthocephala as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Acanthocephala, phylum Acanthocephala

Definition

  • phylum or class of elongated wormlike parasites that live in the intestines of vertebrates: spiny-headed worms

Synonyms

  • Acanthocephala
  • phylum Acanthocephala

Hypernyms

  • phylum: (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes

Member holonyms

  • Animalia, kingdom Animalia, animal kingdom: taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals

Member meronyms

  • acanthocephalan, spiny-headed worm: any of various worms living parasitically in intestines of vertebrates having a retractile proboscis covered with many hooked spines

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