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Heterakis

noun Het·er·a·kis \-ˈrā-kəs\

Definition of HETERAKIS

:  a genus (the type of the family Heterakidae) of nematode worms including one (H. gallinae) that infests especially chickens and turkeys and serves as an intermediate host and transmitter of the protozoan causing blackhead
April 01, 2015
diapause Hear it
a period of physiological dormancy
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