Strongylidae

noun plural

Stron·​gyl·​i·​dae strän-ˈjil-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Strongylidae (audio)
: a large family of nematode worms of the suborder Strongylina that are parasites of vertebrates and have a globular to cylindrical buccal capsule and a circlet of laminar processes about the mouth

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“Strongylidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Strongylidae. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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