Cooperia

noun
Coo·​pe·​ria | \ kü-ˈpir-ē-ə How to pronounce Cooperia (audio) \

Medical Definition of Cooperia

: a genus of small reddish brown nematode worms (family Trichostrongylidae) including several species infesting the small intestine of sheep, goats, and cattle and sometimes held responsible for marked catarrhal inflammation, anemia, and diarrhea

Other Words from Cooperia

cooperid \ ˈküp-​ə-​rəd How to pronounce cooperid (audio) \ noun

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“Cooperia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Cooperia. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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