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Nematoda

a class of worms, usually parasitic, irregular Modern Latin compound of Greek nemat- "thread" (see nemato-) + -odes "like, of the nature of" (see -oid). So called for their thread-like appearance.

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Definitions of Nematoda

Nematoda (n.)
unsegmented worms: roundworms; threadworms; eelworms;
Synonyms: phylum Nematoda / Aschelminthes / phylum Aschelminthes
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