Meaning of nematoid in English:

nematoid

adjective

Zoology
  • Nematode.

Pronunciation

nematoid

/ˈnɛmətɔɪd/ /ˈniːmətɔɪd/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Richard Owen (1804–1892), comparative anatomist and palaeontologist. From nemato- + -oid, after post-classical Latin Nematoidea.