Nippostrongylus

noun
Nip·​po·​stron·​gy·​lus | \ ˌnip-ō-ˈsträn-jə-ləs How to pronounce Nippostrongylus (audio) \

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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“Nippostrongylus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Nippostrongylus. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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