Acanthocephalus

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TranslingualEdit

Photomicrograph of the acanthocephalan Corynosoma wegeneri.

EtymologyEdit

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

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Acanthocephalus m

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

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