Dictyocaulus

noun

Dic·​ty·​o·​cau·​lus ˌdik-tē-ə-ˈkȯ-ləs How to pronounce Dictyocaulus (audio)
: a genus of small slender lungworms of the family Metastrongylidae infesting mammals (as ruminants) and often causing severe bronchial symptoms or even pneumonia in young animals

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“Dictyocaulus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Dictyocaulus. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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