Criconematidae

plural noun
Cri·​co·​ne·​mat·​i·​dae | \ ˌkrī(ˌ)kōnəˈmatəˌdē \

Definition of Criconematidae

: a family of nematode worms (suborder Tylenchina) that includes a number of saprophagous and rhizophagous forms and a few plant parasites

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History and Etymology for Criconematidae

New Latin, from Criconemat-, Criconema, type genus + -idae

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“Criconematidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Criconematidae. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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