Dispharynx

noun Dis·pharynx \də̇s+\

Definition of Dispharynx

  1. :  a genus of spiruroid nematodes including destructive parasites of the proventriculus and gizzard of gallinaceous birds and usually having intermediate stages in sow bugs

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Origin and Etymology of dispharynx

New Latin, from 1dis- + pharynx


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