: 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

Word History


New Latin, from Aphelenchus + -oides

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“Aphelenchoides.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aphelenchoides. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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