Chabertia

noun

Cha·​ber·​tia shə-ˈbert-ē-ə How to pronounce Chabertia (audio) -ˈbərt- How to pronounce Chabertia (audio)
: a genus of nematode worms of the family Strongylidae including one (C. ovina) that infests the colon especially of sheep and causes a bloody diarrhea

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“Chabertia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Chabertia. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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