Rotylenchus

noun
Ro·​ty·​len·​chus | \ ˌrōtᵊlˈeŋkəs, ˌrät- \

Definition of Rotylenchus

: a genus of plant-parasitic nematodes (family Tylenchidae) that attack plant roots and underground stems

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History and Etymology for Rotylenchus

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 19 Oct. 2021.

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