Medical Dictionary

Caenorhabditis

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noun Cae·no·rhab·di·tis \ˌsē-nō-rab-ˈdīt-əs\

Medical Definition of Caenorhabditis

  1. :  a genus of nematodes (order Rhabditida) that includes a small typically hermaphroditic soil nematode (C. elegans) which has a transparent body and is extensively studied in laboratories especially in relation to genetics, animal development, and neurobiology


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