n. substance which kills nematodes (class of cylindrical worms)

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  • nematocide — em a*to*cide (n[e^]m [.a]*t[ o]*s[imac]d or n[i^]*m[a^]t [ o]*s[imac]d), n. A substance that kills nematodes, especially one used in medicine or to kill plant pathogens. [Also spelled {nematicide}.] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nematocide — nematocidas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Medžiaga augalų parazitams nematodams naikinti. atitikmenys: angl. nematocide rus. нематоцид …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • nematocide — noun see nematicide …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nematocide — n. [Gr. nema, thread; L. caedare, to kill] Any agent lethal to nematodes …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • nematocide — nematocidal, nematicidal, adj. /nem euh teuh suyd , ni mat euh /, n. a substance or preparation used for killing nematodes parasitic to plants. Also, nematicide. [1895 1900; NEMATO + CIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • nematocide — noun any compound used to kill nematode parasites in plants …   Wiktionary

  • nematocide — nem·a·to·cide also nem·a·ti·cide nem ət ə .sīd, ni mat ə or nem·a·cide nem ə n a substance or preparation used to destroy nematodes * * * nem·a·to·cide (nemґə to sīd″) [nemato + cide] 1. destructive to nematode worms. 2. an agent… …   Medical dictionary

  • nematocide — nem·a·to·cide …   English syllables

  • nematocide — nem•a•to•cide or nem•a•ti•cide [[t]ˈnɛm ə təˌsaɪd, nɪˈmæt ə [/t]] n. agr. pes a substance or preparation used for killing nematodes parasitic to plants • Etymology: 1895–1900 nem a•to•cid′al, nem a•ti•cid′al, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • nematocide — …   Useful english dictionary

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