metenchium
n. [L. meta, conical column; Gr. enchos, spear]
(NEMATODA: Secernentea)
Conus of the stylet in plant parasites in the order Tylenchida; see telenchium.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • telenchium — n. [Gr. telos, end; enchos, spear] (NEMATODA: Secernentea) Sometimes used to denote the shaft of the stylet in plant parasites in the order Tylenchida; see metenchium …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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