Definition of Amidostomum
: a genus of strongyloid nematodes including destructive parasites of the gizzard wall of ducks and geese
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Origin and Etymology of amidostomum
New Latin, from Greek amid-, amis chamber pot + New Latin -o- + -stomum
First Known Use: 1918
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