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Linguatula

noun Lin·guat·u·la \ liŋ-ˈgwa-chə-lə \

medical Definition of Linguatula

:a genus of tongue worms that includes a cosmopolitan parasite (L. serrata) of the nasal and respiratory passages of various canines, sheep and goats, the horse, and occasionally humans

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