Habronema

noun
Hab·ro·ne·ma | \ ˌhab-rō-ˈnē-mə \

Medical Definition of Habronema 

: a genus of parasitic nematode worms of the family Spiruridae that develop in flies of the genera Musca and Stomoxys and live as adults in the stomach of the horse or the proventriculus of various birds — see habronemiasis, summer sores

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