Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[gas-truh-trik] /ˈgæs trə trɪk/

any of the microscopic, multicellular animals of the class or phylum Gastrotricha, of fresh or salt waters, characterized by bands of cilia on the ventral surface of the bottle-shaped or ribbony body and by a protrusible feeding apparatus at the mouth.
any minute aquatic multicellular animal of the phylum Gastrotricha, having a wormlike body covered with cilia and bristles


Read Also:

  • Gastrotonometry

    gastrotonometry gas·tro·to·nom·e·try (gās’trō-tō-nŏm’ĭ-trē) n. The measurement of intragastric pressure.

  • Gastrotomy

    [ga-strot-uh-mee] /gæˈstrɒt ə mi/ noun, plural gastrotomies. Surgery. 1. the operation of cutting into the stomach. /ɡæsˈtrɒtəmɪ/ noun (pl) -mies 1. surgical incision into the stomach gastrotomy gas·trot·o·my (gā-strŏt’ə-mē) n. Incision into the stomach.

  • Gastrostomy

    [ga-stros-tuh-mee] /gæˈstrɒs tə mi/ noun, plural gastrostomies. Surgery. 1. the construction of an artificial opening from the stomach through the abdominal wall, permitting intake of food or drainage of gastric contents. 2. the opening so constructed. /ɡæsˈtrɒstəmɪ/ noun (pl) -mies 1. surgical formation of an artificial opening into the stomach from the skin surface: used […]

  • Gastrostolavage

    gastrostolavage gas·tros·to·la·vage (gā-strŏs’tō-lä-väzh’) n. Washing out the stomach through a gastric fistula.

Disclaimer: Gastrotrich definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.