Meloidogyne

noun
Me·​loi·​do·​gyne | \ mə̇ˈlȯidəˌjīn, -gīn \

Definition of Meloidogyne

: a genus related to Heterodera and comprising the typical root-knot nematodes

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History and Etymology for Meloidogyne

New Latin, from Greek mēlon apple, gourd + -oeidēs -oid + gynē woman

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“Meloidogyne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Meloidogyne. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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