root-knot nematode
noun Date: 1922 any of several small plant-parasitic nematodes (genus Meloidogyne) that cause root knot

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  • root knot — noun : a disease of many kinds of wild or cultivated plants caused by eelworms that produce characteristic enlargements on the roots and stunt the growth of the plant called also root gall; compare root knot nematode * * * Plant. Pathol. a… …   Useful english dictionary

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