Amidostomum

noun

Am·​i·​dos·​to·​mum
ˌaməˈdästəməm
: a genus of strongyloid nematodes including destructive parasites of the gizzard wall of ducks and geese

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek amid-, amis chamber pot + New Latin -o- + -stomum

First Known Use

1918, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Amidostomum was in 1918

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“Amidostomum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amidostomum. Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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