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lumbricoid

[ luhm-bri-koid ]
/ ˈlʌm brɪˌkɔɪd /
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adjective

resembling an earthworm.

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Origin of lumbricoid

1840–50; <Latin lumbrīc(us) earthworm + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for lumbricoid

lumbricoid
/ (ˈlʌmbrɪˌkɔɪd) /

adjective

anatomy designating any part or structure resembling a worm
of, relating to, or resembling an earthworm

Word Origin for lumbricoid

C19: from New Latin lumbricoides, from Latin lumbrīcus worm
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Medical definitions for lumbricoid

lumbricoid
[ lŭmbrĭ-koid′ ]

adj.

Of or resembling a roundworm.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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