Strongylina

noun plural
Stron·​gy·​li·​na | \ ˌsträn-jə-ˈlī-nə How to pronounce Strongylina (audio) \

Medical Definition of Strongylina

: a suborder (order Rhabditida) that comprises nematode worms parasitic as adults in vertebrates often with a complex life cycle involving an invertebrate larval host and that includes important parasites (as the strongyles and the hookworms) of humans and domestic animals

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