Tylenchoidea

plural noun Tylen·choi·dea \ ˌtīˌleŋˈkȯidēə , ˌtiˌl- , -enˈk- \

Definition of Tylenchoidea

: a superfamily of soil-dwelling or plant-parasitic nematodes (order Rhabditida) with a dorsal esophageal gland opening near the base of the buccal spear — see heterodera , tylenchidae

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Origin and Etymology of tylenchoidea

New Latin, from Tylenchus + -oidea


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