nemathelminth

nemathelminth

[nem-uh-thel-minth]
noun
any worm of the phylum Nemathelminthes (now usually broken up into several phyla), including the nematodes and hairworms, having an elongated, unsegmented, cylindrical body.

Origin:
1885–90; nemat- + helminth

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nemathelminth (ˌnɛməˈθɛlmɪnθ)
 
n
any unsegmented worm of the group Nemathelminthes, including the nematodes, nematomorphs, and acanthocephalans

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