Meaning of Nematodirus in English:

Nematodirus

noun

Zoology Medicine
  • A genus of nematode worms (family Trichostrongylidae) which are intestinal parasites of various mammals (especially sheep and goats), causing disease particularly in lambs; (also nematodirus) a nematode of this genus.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Science. From scientific Latin Nematodirus from nemato- + ancient Greek δειρή (Atticδέρη) neck.

Pronunciation

Nematodirus

/ˌnɛmətə(ʊ)ˈdʌɪrəs/ /nɪˌmatə(ʊ)ˈdʌɪrəs/