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lumbricoid

[luhm-bri-koid] /ˈlʌm brɪˌkɔɪd/
adjective
1.
resembling an earthworm.
Origin of lumbricoid
1840-1850
1840-50; < Latin lumbrīc(us) earthworm + -oid
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lumbricoid

/ˈlʌmbrɪˌkɔɪd/
adjective
1.
(anatomy) designating any part or structure resembling a worm
2.
of, relating to, or resembling an earthworm
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin lumbricoides, from Latin lumbrīcus worm
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lumbricoid in Medicine

lumbricoid lum·bri·coid (lŭm'brĭ-koid')
adj.
Of or resembling a roundworm.

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