Haemonchus

noun

Hae·​mon·​chus hē-ˈmäŋ-kəs How to pronounce Haemonchus (audio)
: a widely distributed genus of nematode worms (family Trichostrongylidae) including the barber's pole worm (H. contortus) see haemonchosis

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“Haemonchus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Haemonchus. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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