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Vermes \Ver"mes\, n. pl. [L. vermes, pl. of vermis a worm.] (Zo["o]l.)

  1. An extensive artificial division of the animal kingdom, including the parasitic worms, or helminths, together with the nemerteans, annelids, and allied groups. By some writers the branchiopods, the bryzoans, and the tunicates are also included. The name was used in a still wider sense by Linn[ae]us and his followers.

  2. A more restricted group, comprising only the helminths and closely allied orders.

  1. n. the narrow central part of the cerebellum between the two hemispheres [syn: vermis cerebelli]

  2. [also: vermes (pl)]


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Vermeș is a commune in Caraș-Severin County, western Romania with a population of 1,770 people. It is composed of three villages: Ersig (Érszeg), Izgar (Izgár) and Vermeș.

Vermes (disambiguation)

Vermes is an obsolete taxon for non-arthropod invertebrates.

Vermes may also refer to:

Usage examples of "vermes".

If Geza Vermes is right, and Jesus was saying that he was greater, then it was hardly a compliment to John.

The works of Schonfield and Vermes are relatively well-known and easily available.

Geza Vermes states explicitly that it was Onias IV who founded the Egyptian temple, thus maintaining the exclusion of this temple from serious academic consideration.