Definitions

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  • noun a marine flatworm that lacks a digestive cavity with definite walls and that receives food into a porous mass endodermal tissue.

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Examples

  • This marine worm, first described in 1949 as an acoel flatworm and later claimed as either an early metazoan offshoot or a primitive deuterostome, has recently been affiliated with primitive bivalve molluscs, based upon a study of gamete development oogenesis and an analysis of sequence data from both 18S rRNA and mitochondrial genes.

    Strange worm, Xenoturbella - The Panda's Thumb

  • This marine worm, first described in 1949 as an acoel flatworm and later claimed as either an early metazoan offshoot or a primitive deuterostome, has recently been affiliated with primitive bivalve molluscs, based upon a study of gamete development oogenesis and an analysis of sequence data from both 18S rRNA and mitochondrial genes.

    The Panda's Thumb: November 2006 Archives

  • The acoel-erometer package should have informed the processor that tbe environmental conditions were outside acceptable limits because of the untoward lateral force.

    Rama Revisited

  • We introduce the acoel Isodiametra pulchra as potential new model organism, suitable to address developmental questions in this understudied phylum.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • We used BrdU labelling, morphology, ultrastructure and molecular tools to illuminate the morphology, distribution and plasticity of acoel stem cells under different developmental conditions.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • We established enduring laboratory cultures of the acoel Isodiametra pulchra (Acoela,

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

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