GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Class. Myth.) A Nereid. See Nereid.
- n. (Zoöl.) A genus, including numerous species, of marine chætopod annelids, having a well-formed head, with two pairs of eyes, antennæ, four pairs of tentacles, and a protrusile pharynx, armed with a pair of hooked jaws.
“But truth be told, this little guy, Nereis virens, has a fang-like jaw that, in addition to helping it burrow into sediment, could serve as a model for a new class of super-strong, lightweight materials.”
“Similar pressure-experiments were carried out on the frog by O. Hertwig,  and on _Nereis_ by E.B. Wilson,  with analogous results.”
“On breaking into the block, boring shells of several species pierced it in all directions, many still containing their inhabitants; while two or three _Nereis_ lay twisted in and out among its hollows and recesses, in which, likewise, were three small species of crabs.”
“Large numbers of marine worms of the genus _Nereis_, which prey upon oysters, are eaten by shorebirds.”
“Among the Annelid worms a species of _Nereis_, or sea-centipedes, has earned by its phosphorescent property the specific name of _noctiluca_”
“A _Nereis_ was found swimming on the surface of the water in the middle of the bay, which measured two feet in length, and one inch in thickness; the appendages at its sides resemble round leaves.”
“Nereis marine worm, for instance, contain both copper and zinc.”
“Nereis virens Antp sequences, one Xlox sequence from Capitella sp., one Xlox sequence from Euprymna scolopes and one Mox sequence from In this study, we have chosen an outgroup including all Antp non-Hox / ParaHox sequences known from the included species.”
“Mnemiopsis leidyi; Mse, Metridium senile; Mus, Mus musculus; Ner, Nereis virens; Nve,”
“Kulakova MA, Cook CE, Andreeva TF (2008) ParaHox gene expression in larval and postlarval development of the polychaete Nereis virens (Annelida, Lophotrochozoa).”
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