Chiloplacus

noun
Chi·​lop·​la·​cus | \kīˈläpləkəs\

Definition of Chiloplacus 

: a genus of usually saprophagous soil-dwelling nematode worms (family Cephalobidae) sometimes associated with root blindness of seedling plants and with failure of cuttings to root

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History and Etymology for Chiloplacus

New Latin, from chil- + -placus (from Greek plak-, plax anything flat and broad)

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