Medical Dictionary

Phasmidia

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noun plural Phas·mid·ia \faz-ˈmid-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of Phasmidia

  1. :  a subclass of Nematoda comprising worms having typically papillose sensory organs, phasmids, lateral cervical papillae, and simple lateral sensory depressions at the anterior end which resemble pores—compare aphasmidia

phasmidian

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