worm family

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Noun1.worm family - a family of worms
animal kingdom, Animalia, kingdom Animalia - taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
family Fasciolidae, Fasciolidae - a family of Trematoda
family Schistosomatidae, Schistosomatidae - a family of Trematoda
family Taeniidae, Taeniidae - a family of Cestoda
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
Branchiobdellidae, family Branchiobdellidae - small annelid worms with the posterior end modified into an adhesive sucker; especially formerly regarded as modified leeches
family Terebellidae, Terebellidae - marine burrowing or tube-forming polychete worms usually having long thick bodies
family Hirudinidae, Hirudinidae - a family of Hirudinea
family - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera; "sharks belong to the fish family"
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