Nemathelminthes


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Nemathelminthes

 [nem″ah-thel-min´thēz]
in some classifications, a phylum including the Acanthocephala and Nematoda.

Nem·a·thel·min·thes

(nem'ă-thel-min'thēz),
Formerly considered a phylum to incorporate the pseudocelomate organisms, which now are divided into the distinct phyla Acanthocephala, Entoprocta, Rotifera, Gastrotricha, Kinorhyncha, Nematoda, and Nematomorpha.
[nemat- + G. helmins, helminthos, worm]

Nemathelminthes

/Nem·a·thel·min·thes/ (nem″ah-thel-min´thēz) in some classifications, a phylum including the Acanthocephala and Nematoda.