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- n. Plural form of myzostomid.
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Some polychaetes such as the sea mouse Aphrodite aculeate also bear a ventral muscular, creeping sole; myzostomids have a circular body with fused parapodia, which also forms a ventral foot like structure.
However, the sea mouse is covered with a thick felt-like or hair layer, and myzostomids have numerous extended cirri Rouse & Fleijel 2001; Ruppert et al.