Moniliformis

noun

Mo·​nil·​i·​for·​mis mə-ˌnil-ə-ˈfȯr-məs How to pronounce Moniliformis (audio)
: a genus of acanthocephalan worms usually parasitic in rodents but occasionally found in dogs, cats, or rarely humans

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“Moniliformis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Moniliformis. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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