phylum Nematoda

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Noun1.phylum Nematoda - unsegmented worms: roundwormsphylum Nematoda - unsegmented worms: roundworms; threadworms; eelworms
animal kingdom, Animalia, kingdom Animalia - taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
helminth, parasitic worm - worm that is parasitic on the intestines of vertebrates especially roundworms and tapeworms and flukes
Aphasmidia, class Aphasmidia - one of two subgroups of Nematoda used in some classification systems
class Phasmidia, Phasmidia - one of two subgroups of Nematoda used in some classification systems
nematode, nematode worm, roundworm - unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic
Ascaridae, family Ascaridae - large roundworms parasitic in intestines of vertebrates
Cephalobidae, family Cephalobidae - a family of Nematoda
family Tylenchidae, Tylenchidae - a family of Nematoda
family Filariidae, Filariidae - threadlike roundworms
Dracunculidae, family Dracunculidae - greatly elongated roundworm
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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Included in the Phylum Nematoda, the family Anisakidae contains 24 genera and its representatives have great zoonotic potential (Martins, Onaka, & Fenerick, 2005; Fontenelle, Knoff, Felizardo, Lopes, & Sao Clemente, 2013).