pogonophoran definition

  • noun:
    • some of different wormlike marine invertebrates regarding the phylum Pogonophora that grow in upright chitin pipes, often at depths greater than 100 meters (330 feet), have actually tentacles connected to the head area, and shortage a digestive system.
    • Any marine, wormlike invertebrate for the phylum Pogonophora
    • slender animal with tentacles and a tubelike outer covering; resides regarding deep sea base
  • adjective:
    • Characteristic of the animals

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