Cae·​no·​rhab·​di·​tis ˌsē-nō-rab-ˈdīt-əs How to pronounce Caenorhabditis (audio)
: 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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“Caenorhabditis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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