Physaloptera

noun
Phy·​sa·​lop·​tera | \ˌfī-sə-ˈläp-tə-rə, ˌfis-ə- \

Medical Definition of Physaloptera 

: a large genus of spiruroid nematode worms (family Physalopteridae) parasitic in the digestive tract of various vertebrates including humans

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