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Strongylina

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noun plural Stron·gy·li·na \ˌsträn-jə-ˈlī-nə\

Medical Definition of Strongylina

  1. :  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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