HyperDic: nematode

English > 1 sense of the word nematode:
NOUNanimalnematode, nematode worm, roundwormunsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends
nematode > pronunciation
Rhymesabode ... workload: 51 rhymes with owd...
English > nematode: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningunsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic.
Synonymsnematode worm, roundworm
Member ofNematoda, phylum Nematoda, Aschelminthes, phylum Aschelminthesunsegmented worms
NarrowerGuinea worm, Dracunculus medinensisParasitic roundworm of India and Africa that lives in the abdomen or beneath the skin of humans and other vertebrates
chicken roundworm, Ascaridia galliintestinal parasite of domestic fowl
common roundworm, Ascaris lumbricoidesintestinal parasite of humans and pigs
eelwormAny of various small free-living plant-parasitic roundworms
filariaslender threadlike roundworms living in the blood and tissues of vertebrates
hookwormParasitic bloodsucking roundworms having hooked mouth parts to fasten to the intestinal wall of human and other hosts
pinworm, threadworm, Enterobius vermicularissmall threadlike worm infesting human intestines and rectum especially in children
trichina, Trichinella spiralisParasitic nematode occurring in the intestines of pigs and rats and human beings and producing larvae that form cysts in skeletal muscles
wheatworm, wheat eel, wheat eelworm, Tylenchus triticismall roundworm parasitic on wheat
BroaderwormAny of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla ... / phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes
Spanishnematoda, nematodo, nemátodo, nematodos

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