A parasitic fish, Vandellia cirrhosa, native to the Amazon river

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  • Candirú — Candiru Candiru (Vandellia cirrhosa) Systematik Teilklasse: Echte Knochenfische (Teleostei) Überordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Candirú — Candiru Vandellia cirrhosa …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Candiru — bezeichnet: Vandellia cirrhosa, größter Vertreter der Harnröhrenwelse (Vandelliinae). Cetopsis candiru, Vertreter der Walwelse (Cetopsidae). Vandelliinae, Unterfamilie der Trichomycteridae, deren Vertreter alle als Candiru bezeichnet werden …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • candiru — diminuto pez amazónico que puede infestar el aparato urinario masculino cuando se orina bajo el agua [ICD 10 B88.8] fotografía [véase] Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • candiru — ● candiru nom masculin (mot d une langue indigène) Minuscule poisson d eau douce d Amérique du Sud, parasite douloureux des voies urinaires et génitales …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Candiru — Taxobox name = Candiru status = secure image width = 250px image caption = Vandellia cirrhosa regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Siluriformes superfamilia = Loricarioidea familia = Trichomycteridae familia… …   Wikipedia

  • Candiru — Vandellia cirrhosa Candiru …   Wikipédia en Français

  • candiru — |kandə|rü noun ( s) Etymology: Portuguese candirú, from Tupi candirú, candérú : a minute bloodsucking catfish (Vandellia cirrhosa, family Pygidiidae) of the Amazon that commonly parasitizes the gill chambers of freshwater fishes but may enter… …   Useful english dictionary

  • candiru — ▪ fish       (Vandellia cirrhosa), scaleless, parasitic catfish of the family Trichomycteridae found in the Amazon River region. A translucent, eellike fish about 2.5 cm (1 inch) long, the candiru feeds on blood and is commonly found in the gill… …   Universalium

  • candirú — noun /ˌkændɪˈruː/ a) A small bloodsucking catfish which inhabits Amazonia, known for entering mammalian bodily orifices b) a candirú Syn: canero, toothpick fish …   Wiktionary

  • candiru — [ˌkandɪ ru:] noun a minute, slender bloodsucking catfish of the Amazon region, sometimes entering the body orifices of mammals. [Vandellia cirrhosa.] Origin C19: via Port. from Tupi candirú …   English new terms dictionary

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