amphid


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am·phid

(am'fid),
In the nervous system of nematodes, a pair of laterally placed minute receptor organs in the cephalic or cervical region.
[amphi- + -id]

am·phid

(am'fid)
In the nervous system of nematodes, a pair of laterally placed minute receptor organs in the cephalic or cervical region.
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Two pair of amphids were located at the terminal end of the tail, one pair positioned slightly ventral and the other slightly dorsal.