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roundworm

 [round´werm]
any member of the class nematoda, somewhat resembling common earthworms in appearance; many are found as parasites in humans or other animals. Those most frequently infecting humans include Ascaris lumbricoides (see ascariasis); Enterobius vermicularis (the pinworm; see enterobiasis); the hookworm (see hookworm disease); the filaria (see filariasis); and the trichina (see trichinosis).
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

nem·a·tode

(nem'ă-tōd),
A common name for any roundworm of the phylum Nematoda.
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nematode

(nĕm′ə-tōd′, nē′mə-)
n.
Any of numerous worms of the phylum Nematoda, having unsegmented cylindrical bodies often narrowing at each end, and including free-living species that are abundant in soil and water, and species that are parasites of plants and animals, such as eelworms, pinworms, and hookworms. Also called roundworm.

nem′a·tode′ adj.
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nematode

Roundworm, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

nem·a·tode

(nem'ă-tōd)
A common name for any roundworm of the phylum Nematoda.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

nematode

any member of the phylum Nematoda, containing roundworms such as ASCARIS.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Nematode

A type of roundworm with a long, unsegmented body, usually parasitic on animals or plants.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

nem·a·tode

(nem'ă-tōd)
A common name for any roundworm of the phylum Nematoda.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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In one EY338, a cross section of the intestine revealed a nematode (Nemata).
Especie nueva del genero Carolinensis (Nemata: Heligmosomidae) de Peromyscus diffficilis de Hidalgo, Mexico.
(Nemata: Rhabditidae), an associate of Rhynchophorus palmarum and R.
& BATISTA FILHO, A., 2005.--Screening of entomopathogenic nematodes (Nemata: Rhabditida) and the efficiency of Heterorhabditis sp., against the Sugarcane Root Spittlebug Mahanarva fimbriolata (Fabr.) (Hemiptera: Cercopidae).
Virulencia de nematoides entomopatogenicos (Nemata: Rhabditida) contra larvas da mosca-dos-fungos Bradysia mabiusi (Lane, 1959) e persistencia de Heterorhabditis indica Poinar et al.
et Zucc.) e cultivares de pessegueiro [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch] ao nematoide anelado Mesocriconema xenoplax (Nemata: Criconematidae).
The internal transcribed spacer region of Belanolaimus (Nemata: Belonolaimidae).