Definitions for tubifexˈtu bəˌfɛks, ˈtyu-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
tu•bi•fexˈtu bəˌfɛks, ˈtyu-(n.)(pl.)-fex•es; -fex.
any small bottom-dwelling annelid worm of the genus Tubifex, often used as food for aquarium fish.
Origin of tubifex:
< NL (1816); see tube , -i -, -fex
Any member of the genus Tubifex of tubificid annelids.
Tubifex is a cosmopolitan genus of tubificid annelids that inhabit the sediments of lakes, rivers and occasionally sewer lines. At least 13 species of Tubifex have been identified, with the exact number not certain, as the species are not easily distinguishable from each other.
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