nematode em"a*tode, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any worm of the phylum Nematoda; a roundworm; -- they are unsegmented worms having a cylindrical elongated body. They may live freely in soil or water, or as parasites in plants or animals. [PJC]

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  • nematode — nem a*tode, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Nematoid}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nématode — ● nématode nom masculin (grec nêmatôdês, semblable à des fils) Ver némathelminthe cylindrique ou effilé, aquatique ou parasite, tel que l ascaris. (Les nématodes forment un sous embranchement.) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • nematode — NEMATÓDE (zool.) Clasă de viermi filiformi paraziţi, care au în partea din faţă o gură aparentă; (la sg.) vierme din această clasă. [sg. nematod, var. nematozi / < fr. nématodes, cf. gr. nema – filament, eidos – formă] …   Dicționar Român

  • nematode — (n.) 1865, from Mod.L. NEMATODA (Cf. Nematoda), the class or phylum name …   Etymology dictionary

  • nematode — ► NOUN Zoology ▪ a worm of a group with slender, unsegmented, cylindrical bodies (including the roundworms, threadworms, and eelworms). ORIGIN from Greek n ma thread …   English terms dictionary

  • nematode — [nem′ə tōd΄] n. [< ModL Nematoda: see NEMATO & ODE2] any of a phylum (Nemata) of worms, often parasites of animals and plants, with long, cylindrical, unsegmented bodies and a heavy cuticle, as the hookworm or pinworm; roundworm …   English World dictionary

  • Nematode — Not to be confused with ringworm. Nematodes Unidentified roundworm from wet soil. The mouth is at the top left corner. Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Nematode — Nematoda Nématodes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Nématode — Nematoda Nématodes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Nematode — Fadenwürmer Heterodera glycines mit einem Ei, ein Parasit der Sojabohne Systematik Unterreich …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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