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Amphid vs. Phasmid

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Amphidnoun

(nematology) One of a pair of chemosensory sense organs positioned laterally on the head of a nematode.

Phasmidnoun

(entomology) Any insect of the order Phasmida: a leaf insect or walking stick (stick insect).

Amphidnoun

A salt of the class formed by the combination of an acid and a base, or by the union of two oxides, two sulphides, selenides, or tellurides, as distinguished from a haloid compound.

Phasmidnoun

(nematology) Either of the two caudal chemoreceptors in some nematodes.

Amphid

Amphids (Greek: amphi, around, double) are innervated invaginations of cuticle in nematodes. They are usually found in the anterior (head) region of the animal, at the base of the lips.

Phasmidnoun

A phagemid.

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Phasmidnoun

Any orthopterous insect of the family Phasmidæ, as a leaf insect or a stick insect.

Phasmidnoun

large cylindrical or flattened mostly tropical insects with long strong legs that feed on plants; walking sticks and leaf insects

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