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A long slender worm related to the nematodes, the larvae being parasites of arthropods and the adults living in water or damp soil.
- ‘Once the host enters the water, the horsehair worm breaks through the body wall of the host.’
- ‘No control is necessary for horsehair worms found outside or inside and they should just be ignored.’
- ‘The good news is horsehair worms are internal parasites of insects only and do not harm humans, animals or plants.’
- ‘Locomotion of adult horsehair worms is a slow whipping action; males are more active than females.’
- ‘These are the horsehair worms or Nematomorpha and the Gastrotricha.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.