nematode


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

nematode \nem"a*tode\, a. (Zool.)
   Same as Nematoid.
   [1913 Webster]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

nematode \nem"a*tode\, n. (Zool.)
   Any worm of the phylum Nematoda; a roundworm; -- they are
   unsegmented worms having a cylindrical elongated body. They
   may live freely in soil or water, or as parasites in plants
   or animals.
   [PJC]
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