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Caenorhabditis elegans

(sē″nō-rab′dīt′ĭs el′ĕ-ganz″)
(el′ĕ-gans″ )

A roundworm, about 1 mm long. It is the first multicellular organism for which the full genome was sequenced. Its cells are used in studies of the molecular basis of development, aging, and fat metabolism.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Caenorhabditis Elegans." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734357/all/Caenorhabditis_elegans.
Caenorhabditis elegans. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734357/all/Caenorhabditis_elegans. Accessed April 22, 2019.
Caenorhabditis elegans. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734357/all/Caenorhabditis_elegans
Caenorhabditis Elegans [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734357/all/Caenorhabditis_elegans.
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