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Definition: 'Gordius'

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Gordius

Type: Term

Pronunciation: gōr′dē-ŭs

Definitions:
1. An old name for the nematode genus Dracunculus, properly applied to members of the phylum Nematomorpha, commonly called the gordian or horsehair worms, hair worms, or hair snakes.

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