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.

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Tur·ba·trix .tər-'bā-triks n a genus of small slender nematode worms (family Cephalobidae) including the vinegar eel

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Tur·ba·trix (tər-baґtriks) . T. aceґti (formerly called Anguillula aceti) is the vinegar eel, a species found in vinegar and fermenting vegetable substances, and sometimes in the urine of patients who have used vinegar douches.

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