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Meaning of PLANARIA

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  free-swimming mostly freshwater flatworms; popular in laboratory studies for the ability to regenerate lost parts
 

PLANARIA is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: planarian
 
 See Also: class Turbellaria, flatworm, platyhelminth, Turbellaria

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pla*na"ri*a\, n.; pl. L. {Planari[ae]}, E. {-rias}.
[NL. See {Planary}.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any species of turbellarian worms belonging to {Planaria},
and many allied genera. The body is usually flat, thin, and
smooth. Some species, in warm countries, are terrestrial.

 

 

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