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See also: chaetophorous



chætophorous (comparative more chætophorous, superlative most chætophorous)

  1. Obsolete form of chaetophorous.
    • 1877, Thomas Henry Huxley, A Manual of the Anatomy of Invertebrated Animals, J. & A. Churchill; Chapter V., page 218:
      On the other hand, in the development of a mesoblast which undergoes division into segments, the Leeches exhibit the fundamental character of all such segmented Invertebrates as the chætophorous Annelida and the Arthropoda.