Aphelenchus

noun Aph·e·len·chus \ ˌafəˈleŋkəs \

Definition of Aphelenchus

:a genus of rhabditoid nematode worms that is the type of the family Aphelenchidae and that includes several important plant pathogens

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Origin and Etymology of aphelenchus

New Latin, from Greek aphelēs simple, literally, smooth + enchos spear; from the absence of basal knobs on the stylet


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