Mermis

Mermis

(mĕr'mis),
Genus of long, opaque nematodes; larval stages passed in the hemocelic cavity of insects, particularly grasshoppers, whereas adults are free-living in the soil. Accidental ingestion by humans causes infection.
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Mer·mis

(mer'mis)
Genus of long opaquenematodes; larval stages passed in the hemocelic cavity of insects, particularly grasshoppers, whereas adults live free in soil. Accidental ingestion by humans causes infection.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Only three mermithid nematodes were reported parasitizing coccinellid insects: Christie in 1936 found Agamermis decaudata Cobb, Steiner & Christie, 1923; Diesing in 1851 described a new species Mermis coccinellae, and v.
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These goals have frequently been unidimensional and functionally-based (Fabian, 1991; Mermis, 2005).
Mature females of Mermis nigrescens are exceptionally large for a nematode (100 mm long) and unusual in having a single eye.
Law's ability to continue to move the college forward in a progressive and visionary manner," trustee Stephan Mermis said in a prepared statement.
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