[ UK /ˈɜːθwɜːm/ ]
[ US /ˈɝθˌwɝm/ ]
  1. terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers
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How To Use earthworm In A Sentence

  • He sat to the last moment doggedly struggling to keep cool and to mount the ciliated funnel of an earthworm’s nephridium. Love and Mr Lewisham
  • Earthworms spend most of their time reproducing, eating and excreting, which is where their -
  • Isabella felt like a chunk of sod when an earthworm burrows into it.
  • Their work is so thorough that in the areas in which they live almost all the soil to a depth of many centimetres has passed through the alimentary tract of an earthworm at some time.
  • My Ph.D. thesis concerned the metabolic mechanism by which the end product of nitrogen metabolism in the earthworm is switched from ammonia to urea during starvation. Stanley Cohen - Autobiography
  • Make a classroom wall dictionary of all the new worm words your students are learning: annelid, fanworm, earthworm, flatworm, leech, lugworm, nematode, planarian, ribbonworm, spoonworm, tapeworm… to name several.
  • The bacterial population of a cast is much greater than the bacterial population of either ingested soil, or the earthworm's gut.
  • These tireless toilers of the soil include such creatures as the earthworms, woodlice and millipedes.
  • It should be remembered in designing a control system that the earthworm transport hosts present a continuous reservoir of infection.
  • Moles have small, sharp incisors and canine teeth that are used for catching and eating grubs and earthworms.
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