Definition of Nematode worm
1. Noun. Unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic.
Generic synonyms: Worm
Group relationships: Aschelminthes, Nematoda, Phylum Aschelminthes, Phylum Nematoda
Specialized synonyms: Ascaris Lumbricoides, Common Roundworm, Ascaridia Galli, Chicken Roundworm, Enterobius Vermicularis, Pinworm, Threadworm, Eelworm, Tylenchus Tritici, Wheat Eel, Wheat Eelworm, Wheatworm, Trichina, Trichinella Spiralis, Hookworm, Filaria, Dracunculus Medinensis, Guinea Worm
Lexicographical Neighbors of Nematode Worm
Literary usage of Nematode worm
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Practice of medicine by Thomas Hawkes Tanner (1874)
"This nematode worm is very frequently met with in children, and is permanently got rid of with great difficult}'. It is very rarely found solitary, ..."
2. A Text-book of the Practice of Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1907)
"... a nematode worm infecting the intestinal canal. When present in large numbers it causes a chronic diarrhoea, with anaemia and emaciation. Distribution. ..."
3. The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and (1878)
"So far back as the year 1866, the late Dr. Wucherer detected a little nematode worm in the urine of a patient He was at the time in search of the ..."
4. Diseases of the Intestines and Peritoneum by John Syer Bristowe, W. H. Ransom (1879)
"The development is direct and the metamorphosis inconspicuous; so that the embryo has the general aspect of a nematode worm. The order is rich in species, ..."
5. The Standard Natural History by John Sterling Kingsley, Frederich Anton Heller von Hellwald, Elliott Coues (1884)
"... and then moves about independently, like a nematode worm. The shorter arm then develops, appropriating the entire substance of the ..."
6. Sessional Papers by Canada Parliament (1905)
"The nematode worm, Strongylus paradoxus, is described by Neumann as follows :— ' Mouth encircled by six lips, the two lateral being the largest. ..."
7. A Manual of the Practice of Medicine by Frederick Taylor (1898)
"This nematode worm measures one and a half to two inches ; in its anterior two-thirds it is extremely fine like a thread or hair, but the posterior third is ..."