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1) acanthocephalan. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...See spiny-headed worm. From New Latin Acanthocephala, phylum name : acantho- + Greek kephal, head; see -cephalous.aˇcanthoˇcephaˇlan -ADJECTIVE...

2) spiny-headed worm. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Any of various worms of the phylum Acanthocephala that live parasitically in the intestines of vertebrates and are characterized by a cylindrical, retractile proboscis...

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