Protostrongylus

noun

Pro·​to·​stron·​gy·​lus -ˈsträn-jə-ləs How to pronounce Protostrongylus (audio)
: a genus of lungworms of the family Metastrongylidae including one (P. rufescens) parasitic especially in sheep and goats
protostrongyle noun
protostrongyline adjective

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“Protostrongylus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Protostrongylus. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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