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Related to nematocide: nematicide


1. destroying nematodes.
2. an agent that destroys nematodes.
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, nematocide (nĕ-mat'i-sīd),
An agent that kills nematodes.
[nematode + L. caedo, to kill]
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(nĕm′ə-tĭ-sīd′, nə-măt′ĭ-)
A substance or agent used to kill nematodes.

nem′a·to·cid′al, nem′a·ti·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.
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