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nemato-

Syllabification: nemato-
(also nemat- before a vowel)

Definition of nemato- in English:

combiningForm

1Denoting something threadlike in shape: nematocyst
1.1Relating to Nematoda: nematocide

Origin

from Greek nēma, nēmat- 'thread'.

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