First Known Use of lungworm
Medical Definition of lungworm
: any of various nematodes especially of the family Metastrongylidae that infest the lungs and air passages of mammals: asa: a nematode of the genus Dictyocaulusb: a lungworm of the genus Metastrongylus (M. apri synonym M. elongatus) that infests swine and causes bronchitis
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