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nematomorph

[nem-uh-tuh-mawrf, nuh-mat-uh-] /ˈnɛm ə təˌmɔrf, nəˈmæt ə-/
noun, Zoology
1.
any member of the phylum Nematomorpha, having a threadlike body, comprising the horsehair worms.
Origin
< Neo-Latin Nematomorpha; see nemato-, -morph
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  • nematomorph parasites drive energy flow through a riparian ecosystem.

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