Heterakis

noun
Het·er·a·kis | \-ˈrā-kəs \

Medical Definition of Heterakis 

: a genus (family Heterakidae) of nematode worms including one (H. gallinarum) that infests especially chickens and turkeys and serves as an intermediate host and transmitter of the protozoan causing blackhead

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