perichaetous definition

  • adjective:
    • enclosed by setae; stated of specific earthworms (genus Perichaetus).
    • in the middle of setæ; -- said of particular earthworms (genus Perichætus).
  • others:
    • Enclosed By bristles, as the sections of some earthworms; particularly, getting the figures of genus Perichæta. Rolleston.
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