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Medical Term:

phasmid

Pronunciation: faz'mid

Definition:

  1. One of a pair of caudal chemoreceptors seen in nematodes of the class Secernentasida (Phasmidia).
  2. Common name for a member of the class Phasmidia, now Secernentasida.
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