Nereis

Nereis is a genus of polychaete worms in the family Nereidae. It comprises many species, most of which are marine, including the sandworm (Nereis virens) and the common clam worm (Nereis succinea). Nereis possess setae and parapodia for locomotion. They may have two types of setae, which are found on the parapodia. Acicular setae provide support. ...
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Nereis

• (n.) A genus, including numerous species, of marine chaetopod annelids, having a well-formed head, with two pairs of eyes, antennae, four pairs of tentacles, and a protrusile pharynx, armed with a pair of hooked jaws. • (n.) A Nereid. See Nereid. • (n.) A Nereid. See Nereid. • (n.) A genus, including numerous species, of marin...
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Nereis

Ne're·is noun ; plural Nereides . [ Latin ] 1. (Class. Myth.) A Nereid. See Nereid . 2. (Zoology) A genus, including numerous species, of marine chætopod annelids, having a well- formed head, with two pairs of eyes, antennæ, four pairs of te...
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Nereis

Nereis is a genus of chaetopod worms, of which there are several British species.
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