Aphelenchoides

noun Aph·e·len·choi·des \ˌafəˌleŋˈkȯi(ˌ)dēz\

Definition of Aphelenchoides

  1. :  a large cosmopolitan genus of nematodes (family Aphelenchidae) including free-living forms, insect parasites, and a number of serious plant pathogens that attack the leaves and buds of various cultivated plants

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Origin and Etymology of aphelenchoides

New Latin, from Aphelenchus + -oides


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