[ ask-hel-min-theez ]
/ ˌæsk hɛlˈmɪn θiz /
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a major grouping (formerly a phylum) of small-to-microscopic pseudocoelomate organisms, as the rotifers, nematodes, and gastrotriches, all of which are now classified as separate phyla.
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[ ăsk′hĕl-mĭn′thēz′ ]
A phylum of the Metazoa that includes nematodes and other roundworms that are nonsegmented, bilaterally symmetrical, and cylindrical in form, with a pseudocele body cavity and rounded or pointed ends.
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