Turbatrix

noun
a genus of Cephalobidae
Hypernyms: ↑worm genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Cephalobidae, ↑family Cephalobidae
Member Meronyms: ↑vinegar eel, ↑vinegar worm, ↑Anguillula aceti, ↑Turbatrix aceti

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\\ˌtərˈbā.triks\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin Turbatric-, Turbatrix, from Latin, female disturber, feminine of turbator one that disturbs, from turbatus (past participle of turbare to disturb) + -or — more at turbid, -trix
: a genus of small slender nematode worms (family Cephalobidae) including the vinegar eel

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  • Turbatrix — A genus of free living nematodes in the family Cephalobidae. [L. turbare, to disturb] T. aceti a species found in old vinegar or in rotting fruits and vegetables and occasionally as a contaminant in laboratory solutions. SYN: vinegar eel. * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • turbatrix — tur·ba·trix …   English syllables

  • Turbatrix aceti — Systematik Stamm: Fadenwürmer (Nematoda) Klasse: Secernentea Ordnung: Rhabditida Familie: Panagrolaimidae …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Turbatrix aceti — Taxobox name = Vinegar eel regnum = Animalia phylum = Nemotoda classis = Secernentea ordo = Rhabditida family = Panagrolaimidae genus = Turbatrix species = T. aceti binomial = Turbatrix aceti binomial authority = synonyms = * Anguillula aceti… …   Wikipedia

  • Turbatrix aceti — noun minute eelworm that feeds on organisms that cause fermentation in e.g. vinegar • Syn: ↑vinegar eel, ↑vinegar worm, ↑Anguillula aceti • Hypernyms: ↑eelworm • Member Holonyms: ↑Anguillula, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Notoacmea turbatrix — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Mollusca Class: Ga …   Wikipedia

  • genus Turbatrix — noun a genus of Cephalobidae • Syn: ↑Anguillula, ↑genus Anguillula, ↑Turbatrix • Hypernyms: ↑worm genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cephalobidae, ↑family Cephalobidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anguillula aceti — Turbatrix aceti Systematik Stamm: Fadenwürmer (Nematoda) Klasse: Secernentea Ordnung: Rhabditida Familie: Panagrolaimidae …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Essigälchen — Turbatrix aceti Systematik Stamm: Fadenwürmer (Nematoda) Klasse: Secernentea Ordnung: Rhabditida Familie: Panagrolaimidae …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • vinegar eel — Turbatrix aceti, small (2mm), nematodes which live in weakly acidic water and are used as fish food. They are cultured in a special cider vinegar solution and fed pieces of rotting apple. The nematodes need to be filtered out of the solution… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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