n. type of cylindrical worm

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • nemathelminth — [nem΄ə thel′minth΄] n. [ NEMAT(O) + HELMINTH] in some former classifications, any of a large phylum (Nemathelminthes) of round, unsegmented worms, many of which are parasitic, as the hookworm, gordian worm, etc …   English World dictionary

  • nemathelminth — /nem euh thel minth/, n. any worm of the phylum Nemathelminthes (now usually broken up into several phyla), including the nematodes and hairworms, having an elongated, unsegmented, cylindrical body. [1885 90; NEMAT + HELMINTH] * * * …   Universalium

  • nemathelminth — A member of the former phylum Nemathelminthes. * * * nem·a·thel·minth .nem ə thel .min(t)th n any wormlike animal of the phylum Nemathelminthes * * * nem·a·thel·minth (nem″ə thelґminth) [nemat + helminth] a worm of the phylum… …   Medical dictionary

  • nemathelminth — nem·a·thel·minth …   English syllables

  • nemathelminth — /nɛməˈθɛlmɪnθ/ (say nemuh thelminth) noun any of the Nemathelminthes, a phylum of worms (now usually broken up into several phyla), including the nematodes, etc., characterised by an elongated, unsegmented cylindrical body. {nemat(o) + helminth} …   Australian English dictionary

  • nemathelminth — lˌmin(t)th noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Nemathelminthes : a worm of the phylum Nemathelminthes …   Useful english dictionary

  • 线虫 — xiànchóng (1) [celworm; nematode]∶线虫纲或线虫门的虫 (2) [nemathelminth]∶线形动物门的虫 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

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