Medical Dictionary

strongyle


strongyle

noun stron·gyle \ˈsträn-ˌjīl\

Definition of STRONGYLE

:  strongylid; especially :  a worm of the genus Strongylus or closely related genera that is parasitic especially in the intestines and tissues of the horse and may induce severe diarrhea and debility
February 27, 2015
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