Protostrongylus

noun
Pro·​to·​stron·​gy·​lus | \ -ˈsträn-jə-ləs How to pronounce Protostrongylus (audio) \

Medical Definition of Protostrongylus

: a genus of lungworms of the family Metastrongylidae including one (P. rufescens) parasitic especially in sheep and goats

Other Words from Protostrongylus

protostrongyle \ -​ˈsträn-​ˌjil, -​jəl How to pronounce protostrongyle (audio) \ noun
protostrongyline \ -​jə-​ˌlēn, -​ˌlīn How to pronounce protostrongyline (audio) \ adjective

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“Protostrongylus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Protostrongylus. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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