Medical Dictionary

cecal worm

noun

Medical Definition of CECAL WORM

:  a worm parasitizing the cecum; specifically :  a nematode worm of the genus Heterakis (H. gallinae) that infests gallinaceous birds and serves as an intermediate host and transmitter of the protozoan causing blackhead
April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
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