nematocide

noun
nem·​a·​to·​cide
variants: also nematicide \ ˈnem-​ət-​ə-​ˌsīd, ni-​ˈmat-​ə-​ How to pronounce nematicide (audio) \ or nemacide \ ˈnem-​ə-​ How to pronounce nemacide (audio) \

Medical Definition of nematocide

: a substance or preparation used to destroy nematodes

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