Lagochilascaris

noun

Lag·​o·​chi·​las·​ca·​ris ˌlag-ō-kī-ˈlas-kə-rəs How to pronounce Lagochilascaris (audio)
: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Lagochilascaris. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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