annulose

[an-yuh-lohs]
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adjective

furnished with or composed of rings: annulose animals.

Nearby words

  1. annulation,
  2. annulet,
  3. annulment,
  4. annuloplasty,
  5. annulorrhaphy,
  6. annulus,
  7. annulus hemorrhoidalis,
  8. annulus urethralis,
  9. annum,
  10. annunciate

Origin of annulose

From the New Latin word annulōsus, dating back to 1820–30. See annulus, -ose1

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British Dictionary definitions for annulose

annulose

adjective

(of earthworms, crustaceans, and similar animals) having a body formed of a series of rings; segmented

Word Origin for annulose

C19: from New Latin annulōsus; see annulus

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