• Definition for "linguatulina"
    • An order of wormlike, degraded, parasitic arachnids. They…
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linguatulina definition

  • noun-plural:
    • An order of wormlike, degraded, parasitic arachnids. They will have two sets of retractile hooks, near the mouth. Known as also Pentastomida.
  • others:
    • friends, ordinal or other, of entoparasitic vermiform arachnidans, represented by the family Linguatulidæ, associated with the mites or acarids, bear-animalcules or Arctisca, and Pycnogonida; the tonguelets, tongueworms, or fivemouths.
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