Prosthogonimus

noun

Pros·​tho·​gon·​i·​mus ˌpräs-thə-ˈgän-ə-məs How to pronounce Prosthogonimus (audio)
: a genus of trematode worms (family Plagiorchiidae) parasitic in the oviducts and bursa of Fabricius and rarely in the intestine or esophagus of domestic and other birds

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“Prosthogonimus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Prosthogonimus. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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