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Spirocerca

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noun Spi·ro·cer·ca \ˌspī-rō-ˈsər-kə\

Medical Definition of Spirocerca

  1. :  a genus of red filarial worms of the family Thelaziidae forming nodules in the walls of the digestive tract and sometimes the aorta of canines especially in warm regions




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