Helminths

Definition

noun

A group of eukaryotic animals with worm-like appearance (i.e. small animals with long, slender body and without appendages) and mostly parasitic. This group includes Platyhelminthes (flatworms), Nematoda (roundworms), Acanthocephala (thorny-headed worms), and Annelida (segmented worms).


Supplement

Synonym(s):

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Helminths&oldid=97921"
First | Previous (Helminthes) | Next (Heloderma) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.