Cooperia

noun

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

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“Cooperia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Cooperia. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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