Rotylenchus

noun

Ro·​ty·​len·​chus
ˌrōtᵊlˈeŋkəs,
ˌrät-
: a genus of plant-parasitic nematodes (family Tylenchidae) that attack plant roots and underground stems

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, probably irregular from Tylenchus

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“Rotylenchus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rotylenchus. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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