Oesophagostomum

noun

Oe·​soph·​a·​gos·​to·​mum i-ˌsäf-ə-ˈgäs-tə-məm How to pronounce Oesophagostomum (audio)
: a genus of nematode worms of the family Strongylidae comprising the nodular worms of ruminants and swine and other worms affecting primates including humans especially in Africa

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“Oesophagostomum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Oesophagostomum. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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