Caenorhabditis is a genus of nematodes which live in bacteria-rich environments like compost piles, decaying dead animals and rotting fruit. It contains the noted model organism Caenorhabditis elegans and several other species for which a genome sequence is either available or currently being determined. The two most-studied species in this genus are both androdioecious whereas most other species are gonochoristic.
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A genus of small free-living nematodes. Two species, CAENORHABDITIS ELEGANS and C. briggsae are much used in studies of genetics, development, aging, muscle chemistry, and neuroanatomy.
The numerical value of caenorhabditis in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of caenorhabditis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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