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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).

nem·a·tode

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

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.

nematode

Roundworm, see there.

nem·a·tode

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

nematode

any member of the phylum Nematoda, containing roundworms such as ASCARIS.

Nematode

A type of roundworm with a long, unsegmented body, usually parasitic on animals or plants.

nem·a·tode

(nem'ă-tōd)
A common name for any roundworm of the phylum Nematoda.
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The analysis of results by using the General Linear Model (GLM) revealed a very highly significant difference in nematode densities (P <0.05, P = 0.000) with nematode dominance, Cephalobus and Dorylaimus dominating in soil study stations.
These results are according to those founded by cadet [8] who demonstrated that the presence of plant doesn't determine the nematode species that are able to parasite it.
Nematode community structure as influenced by land use and intensity of cultivation.
Reaction of passionfruit genotypes to the reniform nematode, Rotylenchulus reniformis.
BASF's UK sales manager Gavin Wood says: "Treatment can continue throughout the growing season and when the pests have all been wiped out, the level of nematodes in the soil will immediately drop back to the normal concentrations.
The drawback to that earlier approach is the need for two applications (nematodes followed by fire gel).
A syncytium typically comprises of around 200 cells with many nuclei and enormous hypertrophy of the syncytial elements, which leads to an enlargement of the feeding site, usually the region nearest to the head of the nematode (Fig.
In accordance with the measures taken (the cultivation of nematode-resistant varieties of potatoes, the use of crop rotation using crops, non-affected nematodes, green manure plants, the introduction of organic fertilizers) managed to clear the soil from the quarantine object.
Estimation of root-knot nematode infestation levels on roots using a rating chart.
With few exceptions, it is widely anticipated that female animals are more infected with nematode parasites compared to the male counterparts (Aypak and Burgu, 2013; Wosu and Udobi, 2014; Yadav et al.
Data indicated that shoot length in all the treatments was significantly better over untreated inoculated checks viz., nematode alone (87.5 cm), fungus alone (85.6 cm) and nematode + fungus simultaneously (83.9 cm).