plural noun Ty·len·chi·dae \-kəˌdē\

Definition of Tylenchidae

  1. :  a family of soil-dwelling or plant-parasitic phasmid nematode worms (superfamily Tylenchoidea) related to the Heteroderidae but usually having a bursa in the male — see tylenchulus, tylenchus — compare heterodera

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Origin and Etymology of tylenchidae

New Latin, from Tylenchus, type genus + -idae

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to cast off or become cast off

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