syngamid

adjective
syn·​gam·​id | \ sə̇nˈgamə̇d, sə̇ŋˈg-; ˈsiŋgəm-, -ing- \

Definition of syngamid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the genus Syngamus or family Syngamidae

syngamid

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of syngamid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a nematode of the genus Syngamus or family Syngamidae

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History and Etymology for syngamid

Adjective

New Latin Syngamidae family of nematode worms, from Syngamus, type genus + -idae

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“Syngamid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/syngamid. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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