Phasmidia

noun plural
Phas·​mid·​ia | \ faz-ˈmid-ē-ə How to pronounce Phasmidia (audio) \

Medical Definition of Phasmidia

: 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

Other Words from Phasmidia

phasmidian \ -​ən How to pronounce Phasmidia (audio) \ noun

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“Phasmidia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Phasmidia. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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