Pratylenchus

noun
Pra·​ty·​len·​chus | \ ˌprātᵊlˈeŋkəs, ˌprat- \

Definition of Pratylenchus

: a genus of plant-parasitic nematodes (family Tylenchidae) associated with root rots of various economically important plants — compare meadow nematode

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History and Etymology for Pratylenchus

New Latin, blend of Latin pratum meadow and New Latin Tylenchus

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“Pratylenchus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pratylenchus. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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