Medical Dictionary

Habronema

noun Hab·ro·ne·ma \ˌhab-rō-ˈnē-mə\

Medical Definition of HABRONEMA

:  a genus of parasitic nematode worms of the family Spiruridae that develop in flies of the genera Musca and Stomoxys and live as adults in the stomach of the horse or the proventriculus of various birds—see habronemiasis, summer sores

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July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
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