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Protostrongylus

noun Pro·to·stron·gy·lus \ -ˈsträn-jə-ləs \

medical Definition of Protostrongylus

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

protostrongyle

play \-ˈsträn-ˌjil, -jəl\ noun

protostrongyline

play \-jə-ˌlēn, -ˌlīn\ adjective

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