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Nippostrongylus

noun Nip·po·stron·gy·lus \ ˌnip-ō-ˈsträn-jə-ləs \

medical Definition of Nippostrongylus

:a genus of strongyloid nematode worms that comprise intestinal parasites of rodents (as N. muris of rats) and are much used in biological research

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