Plagiorhynchus

noun

Pla·​gi·​o·​rhyn·​chus ˌplā-jē-ō-ˈriŋ-kəs How to pronounce Plagiorhynchus (audio)
: a genus of acanthocephalan worms parasitic in the intestine of domestic fowls and other birds

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“Plagiorhynchus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Plagiorhynchus. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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