nematocide

[nem-uh-tuh-sahyd, ni-mat-uh-]
noun
a substance or preparation used for killing nematodes parasitic to plants.
Also, nematicide.


Origin:
1895–1900; nemato- + -cide

nematocidal, nematicidal, adjective
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nematocide nem·a·to·cide (něm'ə-tĭ-sīd', nə-māt'ĭ-) or nem·a·ti·cide
n.
A substance or preparation used to kill nematodes.


nem'a·to·cid'al (-sīd'l) adj.
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A nematicide is a type of chemical pesticide used to kill parasitic nematodes.
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