balanoglossus definition

  • noun:
    • A peculiar marine worm. See enteropneusta, and tornaria.
    • a fantastic genus of invertebrate creatures, the sort not just of a family, Balanoglossid√¶, and of an order and on occasion even a distinct class of animals, Enteropneusta (which see).
    • [lowercase] A member associated with genus Balanoglossus.

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