Lagochilascaris

noun
Lag·​o·​chi·​las·​ca·​ris | \ ˌlag-ō-kī-ˈlas-kə-rəs How to pronounce Lagochilascaris (audio) \

Medical Definition of Lagochilascaris

: a genus of nematode worms including one (L. minor) that is normally parasitic in the intestine of wild felines but sometimes occurs as a subcutaneous parasite of humans in Trinidad and Suriname

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“Lagochilascaris.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Lagochilascaris. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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