Definitions

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  • n. unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic

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Examples

  • To a leaf-dwelling nematode worm such as Aphelencoides, a single foxglove is an island.

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

  • Although what he had noticed on this occasion was only the vivifying of a type of nematode worm deposited originally in a dry and motionless state within the “flower” of certain grains, Needham's later memoir (“Observations upon the Generation, Com - position, and Decomposition of Animal and Vegetable

    SPONTANEOUS GENERATION

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