Rotifer Ro"ti*fer (?; 277), n. [NL. see {Rotifera}.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the Rotifera. See Illust. in Appendix. [1913 Webster]

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  • rotifer — ROTIFÉR, rotifere, s.n. (La pl.) Clasă de viermi acvatici microscopici, cu corpul alungit sau sferic şi prevăzut cu cili vibratili puternici, care se învârtesc ca o roată (Rotatoria); (şi la sg.) vierme care face parte din această clasă. – Din fr …   Dicționar Român

  • rotifer — [rōt′ə fər] n. [ModL < L rota, wheel + FER] any of a phylum (Rotifera) of microscopic invertebrate animals found mostly in fresh waters, having one or more rings of cilia at the front end of the body that, when vibrated, resemble rotating… …   English World dictionary

  • Rotifer — Rotifera Temporal range: Eocene–Recent …   Wikipedia

  • Rotifer — Robert Rotifer (* 1969 in Wien; eigentlich Robert Lacina) ist ein österreichischer Musiker und Journalist. Er lebt seit 1997 in London. Seit den Gründerjahren des Österreichischen Radiosenders FM4 ist er dort als Redakteur und Moderator tätig.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • rotifer — rotiferal /roh tif euhr euhl/, rotiferous, adj. /roh teuh feuhr/, n. any microscopic animal of the phylum (or class) Rotifera, found in fresh and salt waters, having one or more rings of cilia on the anterior end. Also called wheel animalcule.… …   Universalium

  • rotifer — noun Etymology: ultimately from Latin rota + fer Date: 1793 any of a class (Rotifera of the phylum Aschelminthes) of minute usually microscopic but many celled chiefly freshwater aquatic invertebrates having the anterior end modified into a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rotifer — noun Any of many minute aquatic multicellular organisms, of the phylum Rotifera, that have a ring of cilia resembling a wheel …   Wiktionary

  • rotifer — ro·ti·fer rōt ə fər n any member of the class Rotifera …   Medical dictionary

  • rotífer — ro|tí|fer Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • rotifer —   L. rota, wheel; fero, carry or bear. Lower nodes of inflorescence bear dense whorls of branches …   Etymological dictionary of grasses

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