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Nemathecia
Nemathecium
nematic
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Nematus ventricosus
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nematode definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic [syn: nematode, nematode worm, roundworm]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek n?mat-, n?ma Date: 1865 any of a phylum (Nematoda or Nemata) of elongated cylindrical worms parasitic in animals or plants or free-living in soil or water called also roundworm

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. any parasitic or free-living worm of the phylum Nematoda, with a slender unsegmented cylindrical shape. Also called ROUNDWORM. Etymology: Gk nema -matos thread + -ODE(1)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Nematode Nem"a*tode, a. & n. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Nematoid.



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