wheatworm


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wheatworm

(ˈwiːtˌwɜːm)
n
1. (Animals) a parasitic nematode worm, Anguina tritici, that forms galls in the seeds of wheat
2. (Plant Pathology) a parasitic nematode worm, Anguina tritici, that forms galls in the seeds of wheat
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Noun1.wheatworm - small roundworm parasitic on wheatwheatworm - small roundworm parasitic on wheat  
nematode, nematode worm, roundworm - unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic
genus Tylenchus, Tylenchus - type genus of the family Tylenchidae
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