noun plural

Meta·​stron·​gyl·​i·​dae ˌmet-ə-ˌsträn-ˈjil-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Metastrongylidae (audio)
: a large family of parasitic strongyloid nematode worms including the genera Dictyocaulus, Metastrongylus, and Protostrongylus
metastrongyle noun
metastrongylid adjective or noun

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“Metastrongylidae.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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