atrocha definition

  • noun:
    • some sort of chaetopod larva which no groups of cilia tend to be created.
    • A kind of chætopod larva where no groups of cilia tend to be developed.
    • some sort of chaetopod larva by which no sectors of cilia are developed.
    • A kind of chætopod larva where no sectors of cilia are developed.
  • others:
    • Ciliated embryos of polychætous annelids, in which the cilia form an easy zone all over body, leaving each end without cilia, excepting, in some instances, a tuft regarding the head. See mesotrocha, telotrocha.
    • In Rotifera, several wheel-animalcules having no cilia in addition to lobes highly modified in shape; the wheelless rotifers.
    • Ciliated embryos of polychætous annelids, where the cilia form a broad area across the human anatomy, leaving each end without cilia, excepting, in some instances, a tuft from the head. See mesotrocha, telotrocha.
    • In Rotifera, a team of wheel-animalcules having no cilia in addition to lobes highly changed fit; the wheelless rotifers.
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