plural noun Aph·e·len·chi·dae \ˌafəˈleŋkəˌdē\

Definition of Aphelenchidae

  1. :  a family of soil-dwelling and plant-parasitic nematodes (superfamily Rhabditoidea) sometimes regarded as constituting a distinct superfamily nearly related to Tylenchoidea — see aphelenchoides

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Origin and Etymology of aphelenchidae

New Latin, from Aphelenchus, type genus + -idae

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