Secernentea


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Secernentea

[‚se·sər′nen·chə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A class of the phylum Nematoda in which the primary excretory system consists of intracellular tubular canals joined anteriorly and ventrally in an excretory sinus, into which two ventral excretory gland cells may also open.
References in periodicals archive ?
They are further classified as Secernentea (Phasmidia) or Adenophorea (Aphasmidia).