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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