Mermithodinergate see mermithostratiote

mermithogyne n. [Gr. mermis, cord; gyne, woman] (ARTHRO: Insecta) A female Formicidae parasitized by the nematode Mermis; a mermithophore.

mermithophore n. [Gr. mermis, cord; pherein, to carry] (NEMATA) An anomalous form resulting from parasitism by the nematode Mermis; a mermithaner, mermithergate, mermithogyne, mermithostratiote.

mermithostratiote n. [Gr. mermis, cord; stratiotes, soldier] (ARTHRO: Insecta) Soldier Formicidae parasitized by the nematode Mermis; a mermithophore.

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