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Noun: nematode  'ne-mu,towd
  1. Unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic
    - nematode worm, roundworm

Derived forms: nematodes

Type of: worm

Part of: Aschelminthes, Nematoda, phylum Aschelminthes, phylum Nematoda

Encyclopedia: Nematode