Meaning of nematode

nem•a•tode

Pronunciation: (nem'u-tōd"), [key]
— n.
  1. any unsegmented worm of the phylum Nematoda, having an elongated, cylindrical body; a roundworm.
—adj.
  1. pertaining to the Nematoda.
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