Cephalobidae

plural noun
Ceph·​a·​lo·​bi·​dae | \ ˌsefəˈlōbəˌdē \

Definition of Cephalobidae

: a family of rhabditoid nematode worms that are saprophagous or associated with the roots of plants — compare vinegar eel

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Other Words from Cephalobidae

cephaloboid \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗ˌbȯid \ adjective

History and Etymology for Cephalobidae

New Latin, from Cephalobus, type genus (probably irregular from cephal- + -lobus) + -idae

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“Cephalobidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cephalobidae. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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