Definition of nematode in English:

nematode

Syllabification: nem·a·tode
Pronunciation: /ˈnēməˌtōd
 
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noun

  • Zoology A worm of the large phylum Nematoda, such as a roundworm or threadworm.
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    • The ecdysozoans are supposed to include arthropods, priapulids and nematodes.
    • He discovered microscopic animals such as nematodes and rotifers.
    • By far most species of animals are insects, with groups such as mollusks and nematodes also being especially diverse.

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