Definition of Phylum Nematoda
1. Noun. Unsegmented worms: roundworms; threadworms; eelworms.
Group relationships: Animal Kingdom, Animalia, Kingdom Animalia
Member holonyms: Helminth, Parasitic Worm, Aphasmidia, Class Aphasmidia, Class Phasmidia, Phasmidia, Nematode, Nematode Worm, Roundworm, Ascaridae, Family Ascaridae, Family Oxyuridae, Oxyuridae, Cephalobidae, Family Cephalobidae, Family Tylenchidae, Tylenchidae, Ancylostomatidae, Family Ancylostomatidae, Family Filariidae, Filariidae, Dracunculidae, Family Dracunculidae
Generic synonyms: Phylum
Lexicographical Neighbors of Phylum Nematoda
Literary usage of Phylum Nematoda
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Zoology: An Elementary Text-book by Arthur Everett Shipley, Ernest William MacBride (1904)
"... phylum Nematoda. THE Nematoda include a very great number of species commonly termed Thread-Worms, or from the shape of their cross section Round-Worms. ..."
2. Transposable Elements in Plants: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and Bibliography by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"... Dalmasso,-A. TI: Sequences homologous to Tc(s) transposable elements of Caenorhabditis elegans are widely distributed in the phylum nematoda. ..."