gapeworm


gape·worm

noun \ˈgāp-ˌwərm sometimes ˈgap-\

Definition of GAPEWORM

:  a nematode worm (Syngamus trachea) that causes gapes in birds

First Known Use of GAPEWORM

1873

gape·worm

noun \ˈgāp-ˌwərm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GAPEWORM

: a nematode worm of the genus Syngamus (S. trachea) that causes gapes of birds

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