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nematode (n.)

a thread-worm, roundworm, pin-worm, etc., 1865, from Modern Latin Nematoda, the class or phylum name.

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Definitions of nematode

nematode (n.)
unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic;
Synonyms: nematode worm / roundworm
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