Aphasmidia

noun
one of two subgroups of Nematoda used in some classification systems
Syn: ↑class Aphasmidia
Hypernyms: ↑class
Member Holonyms: ↑Nematoda, ↑phylum Nematoda, ↑Aschelminthes, ↑phylum Aschelminthes

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\\|āˌfazˈmidēə\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from a- (II) + Phasmidia
in many classifications : a subclass of Nematoda comprising worms in which phasmids are lacking or greatly reduced, deirids are absent, and amphids are usually modified while sensory organs are often setose — compare phasmidia

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  • Aschelminthes — noun unsegmented worms: roundworms; threadworms; eelworms • Syn: ↑Nematoda, ↑phylum Nematoda, ↑phylum Aschelminthes • Hypernyms: ↑phylum • Member Holonyms: ↑Animalia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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