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Acanthocephalus

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TranslingualEdit

 
Photomicrograph of the acanthocephalan Corynosoma wegeneri.

EtymologyEdit

New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἄκανθα (ákantha, thorn) + κεφαλή (kephalḗ, head)

Proper nounEdit

Acanthocephalus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Asteraceaeaster-like plants native to Central Asia.
  2. A taxonomic genus within the family Echinorhynchidae – certain parasitic worms.

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