Oxy·​spi·​ru·​ra ˌäk-si-ˌspī-ˈru̇r-ə How to pronounce Oxyspirura (audio)
: a genus of spiruroid nematode worms of the family Thelaziidae comprising the eye worms of birds and especially domestic poultry

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“Oxyspirura.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Oxyspirura. Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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