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Nematomorpha

noun plural Nem·a·to·mor·pha \ ˌnem-ət-ə-ˈmȯr-fə , nə-ˌmat-ə- \

medical Definition of Nematomorpha

: a phylum that is related to the phylum Aschelminthes and comprises the horsehair worms which were formerly often grouped with the nematodes but are distinguished from these by possession of a true body cavity, gonads discontinuous with their ducts, and an atrophied digestive tract in the adult

nematomorph

play \ˈnem-ət-ə-ˌmȯrf, nə-ˈmat-ə-\ noun or adjective

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