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Pronunciation: non-bur'sat

Definition: Denoting a nontaxonomic division of Nematoda embracing those in which the male copulatory bursa is only a skin fold containing no fleshy ribs, as seen in hookworms and other bursate nematodes.

[L. non, not, + Mediev. L. bursa, purse]

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