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Nematoda British & World English

A large phylum of worms with slender, unsegmented, cylindrical bodies, including the roundworms, threadworms, and eelworms. They are found abundantly in soil and water, and many are parasites

Nematoda in aschelminth British & World English

An invertebrate animal belonging to a group of phyla that are distinguished by the lack of a well-developed coelom and blood vessels. Most are minute worm-like animals, including the nematodes, rotifers, and water bears

Nematoda in nematode British & World English

A worm of the large phylum Nematoda, such as a roundworm or threadworm

Nematoda in root-knot British & World English

A disease of cultivated flowers and vegetables caused by eelworm infestation, resulting in galls on the roots