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nematocide

[nem-uh-tuh-sahyd, ni-mat-uh-] /ˈnɛm ə təˌsaɪd, nɪˈmæt ə-/
noun
1.
a substance or preparation used for killing nematodes parasitic to plants.
Also, nematicide.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; nemato- + -cide
Related forms
nematocidal, nematicidal, adjective
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  • Chlorothalonil is used in agriculture and horticulture as a fungicide, bactericide, and nematocide.
nematocide in Medicine

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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