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Heterakis


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
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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