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Bird, Alan F. The Structure of Nematodes. New York: Academic Press, 1971.

Chitwood, B. G., and M. B. Chitwood. Introduction to Nematology. Baltimore: University Park Press, 1950.

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Malakhov, V. V. (translated by George V. Bentz, edited by W. Duane Hope). Nematodes: Structure, Development, Classification, and Phylogeny. Washington, DC, and London, U.K.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994.

Mehlhorn, Heinz, ed. Encyclopedic Reference of Parasitology: Diseases, Treatment, Therapy, 2nd ed. New York: Springer, 2001.

The New Larousse Encyclopedia of Animal Life. New York: Bonanza Books, 1981.

Parker, Sybil P., ed. Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1982.

Poinar, George O. Jr. The Natural History of Nematodes. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1983.

Stone, A. R., H. M. Platt, and L. F. Khalil, eds. Concepts in Nematode Systematics, Special Volume No. 22. London: Academic Press, 1983.

Wharton, David A. A Functional Biology of Nematodes. London: Croom Helm, 1986.

William Arthur Atkins

Phylum Nematoda Class Secernentea Number of families 60+

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Almost exclusively terrestrial nematodes, generally parasitic of plants and invertebrate and vertebrate animals; they are bilaterally symmetrical and non-segmented

Illustration: Criconema sp. (Illustration by John Megahan)

Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.

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