Planaria

Planaria 1819, from Modern Latin (1776) noun use of fem. of L. planarius, lit. "on level ground" (here used to mean "flat"), from planum (see PLANE (Cf. plane) (1)). Related: Planarian.

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  • Planaria — Planaria …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Planaria — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Planarĭa — (Plattwurm), Gattung der Plattringelwürmer (Planariae), mit länglichem, flachem, fast gallertartigem Leibe mit durchscheinenden Därmen; Arten a) mit zwei Augen: P. lactea, milchweiß mit gelblichem od. violett durchscheinendem Darme; vorn… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • PLANARIA — insul. ultra Corsicam, a specie sic dicta, quod aequalis freto exsistat, ideoque navigii fallax. Plinius, l. 3. c. 6. Eadem cum Planasia …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Planaria — sp. Classification Règne …   Wikipédia en Français

  • planaria — pla·nà·ria s.f. 1. TS zool.com. nome comunemente dato ai vermi della classe dei Turbellari 2. TS zool. verme del genere Planaria | con iniz. maiusc., genere della famiglia dei Planaridi, cui appartiene la Planaria torva, dulcacquicola, diffusa in …   Dizionario italiano

  • planaria — ► masculino ZOOLOGÍA Nombre común de diversos platelmintos turbelarios. * * * Cualquiera de unas 3. 000 especies de platelmintos de amplia distribución, principalmente de vida independiente, de la familia Planariidae y familias emparentadas… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • planaria — noun (plural ia; also ias) Etymology: New Latin, from feminine of Late Latin planarius lying on a plane, from Latin planum plane Date: 1855 any of a genus (Planaria) of 2 eyed planarian worms; broadly planarian …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • planaria — pla·nar·ia plə nar ē ə, ner n 1) cap the type genus of the family Planariidae comprising planarian worms having two eyes 2) any worm of the genus Planaria broadly PLANARIAN …   Medical dictionary

  • planària — pla|nà|ri|a Mot Esdrúixol Nom femení …   Diccionari Català-Català

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