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A trochophore is a type of free-swimming planktonic marine larva with several bands of cilia. By moving their cilia rapidly, a water eddy is created. In this way ...

trochophore | larva | Britannica.com


Oct 29, 2015 ... Trochophore, also called trochosphere, small, translucent, free-swimming larva characteristic of marine annelids and most groups of mollusks.

Trochophore | Define Trochophore at Dictionary.com


Trochophore definition, a ciliate, free-swimming larva common to several groups of invertebrates, as many mollusks and rotifers. See more.

Introduction To Trochophore Concepts


Trochozoon, which in its adult form resembled a trochophore-like rotifer, was the proposed ancestor of most bilaterian metazoan taxa and the trochophore larva ...

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Trochophore dictionary definition | trochophore defined


a free-swimming ciliated larva of several invertebrate groups, including many marine annelid worms, mollusks, brachiopods, and nemerteans. Origin of ...

Molluscs and Annelids


They share a distant common ancestor with the annelid worms, an evolutionary heritage suggested by their larval form, called a trochophore larva, found in all ...

Prototroch structure and innervation in the trochophore larva of ...


Prototroch structure and innervation in the trochophore larva of Phyllodoce ... with reference to the observed normal behavior of larvae during swimming.

Larval Develogment of the polychaete annelid ... - Scholars' Bank


Trochophore larvae have a characteristic mode of feeding, where small particles ... As trochophore larvae metamorphose, they gradually lose larval structures ...



In the life history of Nereis trochophore larva is seen. It is an unsegmented, small ciliated larva. It has a broad anterior end and a narrow posterior end.

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Structure and significance of Trochophore larva | Biology-Today.com


Nov 11, 2012 ... STRUCTURE OF TROCHOPHORE LARVA Life cycle of many Polychaetes ( Annelids) includes a free swimming trochophore larva. This larva is ...

Introduction to the Lophotrochozoa


When these larvae hatch, each is a microscopic swimmer known as a trochophore larva, shown at right. The larva has two bands of cilia around the middle that ...

Trochophore - definition of trochophore by The Free Dictionary


The small, free-swimming, ciliated aquatic larva of various invertebrates, including certain mollusks and annelids. [Greek trokhos, wheel (from trekhein, to run) + ...