Definition of Aphasmidia

1. Noun. One of two subgroups of Nematoda used in some classification systems.

Exact synonyms: Class Aphasmidia
Group relationships: Aschelminthes, Nematoda, Phylum Aschelminthes, Phylum Nematoda
Generic synonyms: Class



Medical Definition of Aphasmidia

1. A class of nematodes lacking lateral canals opening into the excretory system and phasmids, with few or no caudal papillae, eggs unsegmented, and with polar plugs or hatching in utero. It includes the genera Trichuris, Capillaria, and Trichinella among important parasites of man and domestic animals. See: Secernentasida. Synonym: Adenophorea, Aphasmidia. Origin: G. Aden, gland, + phor, thief (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Aphasmidia

Apeldoorn
Apeliotes
Apelles
Apennine
Apennine Mountains
Apennine Peninsula
Apennines
Apert
Apert's hirsutism
Apert's syndrome
Apert syndrome
Apgar score
Apgar scores
Aphanizomenon flos-aqua
Aphanizomenon flos-aquae
Aphasmidia
Aphididae
Aphidoidea
Aphis fabae
Aphis pomi
Aphriza
Aphriza virgata
Aphrodite
Aphroditus
Aphrophora
Aphrophora saratogensis
Aphyllanthaceae
Aphyllanthes
Aphyllophorales

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