Definition of "tubeworms" [tubeworms]

  • Plural form of tubeworm. (noun)

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Use "tubeworms" in a sentence
  • "The discovery that zinc contained in the hemoglobin of deep-sea tubeworms is used to bind and transport nutrients to symbiotic bacteria will be published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science during the week of 14 February 2005."
  • "Hydrothermal vents, which release warm, mineral-rich fluids, are hot spots for deep-sea organisms, such as tubeworms and snails."
  • "The front of the 6. 2-foot-tall (1. 9-meter-tall) statue was found encrusted with 1.2 to 1.9 inches (3 to 5 centimeters) of biomineralizing organisms, creatures such as tubeworms, clams, and barnacles that form their own hard shells."