[ hir-oo-din-ee-uh ]
/ ˌhɪr ʊˈdɪn i ə /
the class comprising the leeches.
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Origin of Hirudinea
From New Latin; see origin at hirudinean
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Example sentences from the Web for hirudinea
Especially are these to be seen in the more modified Oligochaeta and in the much more modified Hirudinea.
The facts just referred to suggest further comparisons between the Hirudinea and Eudrilidae.
Medical definitions for hirudinea
[ hîr′ə-dĭn′ē-ə, -yə- ]
A class of worms, comprising the leeches that feed on blood and tissue exudates of vertebrates.
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