aschelminth

aschelminth
aschelminth [ask′hel minth]
n.
in some systems of classification, any of a phylum (Aschelminthes) of wormlike animals, including rotifers, gastrotrichs, gordian worms, and nematodes: these animals are usually considered to be in separate phyla

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