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nemathelminth

[nem-uh-thel-minth]
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noun
  1. any worm of the phylum Nemathelminthes (now usually broken up into several phyla), including the nematodes and hairworms, having an elongated, unsegmented, cylindrical body.
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Origin of nemathelminth

First recorded in 1885–90; nemat- + helminth
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British Dictionary definitions for nemathelminth

nemathelminth

noun
  1. any unsegmented worm of the group Nemathelminthes, including the nematodes, nematomorphs, and acanthocephalans
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