Stron·​gy·​loi·​des ˌsträn-jə-ˈlȯi-ˌdēz How to pronounce Strongyloides (audio)
: a genus (the type of the family Strongyloididae) of nematode worms having both free-living males and females and parthenogenetic females parasitic in the intestine of various vertebrates and including some medically and economically important pests of humans

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“Strongyloides.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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