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Phasmidia

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

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

phasmidian

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