ring nematode

noun

Definition of ring nematode

: a nematode worm of a genus (Criconemoides) of the family Criconematidae having cuticle divided into annuli that give an effect of pseudosegmentation, being soil-dwelling, and feeding on roots and possibly causing winter injury of the peach

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“Ring nematode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ring%20nematode. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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