Spiny-headed worm

[spahy-nee-hed-id] /ˈspaɪ niˌhɛd ɪd/
any of a small group of endoparasites of the phylum Acanthocephala, as larvae parasitic in insects and crustaceans and as adults in various vertebrates.

spiny-headed worm spin·y-head·ed worm (spī’nē-hěd’ĭd)
See Acanthocephala.
spiny-headed worm
See acanthocephalan.


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