nemathelminth

[ nem-uh-thel-minth ]
/ ˌnɛm əˈθɛl mɪnθ /

noun

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
/ (ˌnɛməˈθɛlmɪnθ) /

noun

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