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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