Oxyspirura

noun
Oxy·​spi·​ru·​ra | \ ˌäk-si-ˌspī-ˈru̇r-ə How to pronounce Oxyspirura (audio) \

Medical Definition of Oxyspirura

: a genus of spiruroid nematode worms of the family Thelaziidae comprising the eye worms of birds and especially domestic poultry

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