Definition of Ditylenchus
: a genus of small slender nematode worms (family Tylenchidae) including serious plant parasites (as the potato rot nematode and the bulb eelworm) as well as a number of harmless soil forms and commensals
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Origin and Etymology of ditylenchus
New Latin, from Greek ditylos having two humps (from di- + tylos callus, lump, penis) + enchos spear, lance — more at thole
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