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eelworm Explained

eelworm at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Any of several species of nematode, named for their resemblance to miniature eels. Eelworms are either free-living or parasitic, and most are about 0.005-0.05 in. (0.1-1.5 mm) long. They are found in all parts of the world. Free-living forms inhabit salt water, freshwater, and damp soil. Parasitic forms are found in the roots of many plant species; the potato-root eelworm, for example, is a serious pest of potatoes. Some species occur in both plants and animals.

eelworm at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : any of various small free-living plant-parasitic roundworms

eelworm at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-nou » n
  • Any of several nematodes that resemble small eels.

  • Translation: fr » eelworm
    Translation: ko » eelworm
    Translation: ta » eelworm
    Translation: zh » eelworm

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