Phylum vs Roundworm - What's the difference?

phylum | roundworm |


As nouns the difference between phylum and roundworm

is that phylum is (biology|taxonomy) a rank in the classification of organisms, below kingdom and above class; also called a division, especially in describing plants; a taxon at that rank while roundworm is an invertebrate animal of the phylum nematoda and other similar phyla many species of roundworms are parasites.

phylum

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (biology, taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below kingdom and above class; also called a division, especially in describing plants; a taxon at that rank
  • Mammals belong to the phylum Chordata.
  • (linguistics) A large division of possibly related languages, or a major language family which is not subordinate to another.
  • Synonyms

    * (group of languages) superstock

    Derived terms

    * subphylum * superphylum English nouns with irregular plurals ----

    roundworm

    English

    (wikipedia roundworm) (Nematoda)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An invertebrate animal of the phylum Nematoda and other similar phyla. Many species of roundworms are parasites.
  • Synonyms

    * nematode