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Strongyloides

noun Stron·gy·loi·des \ ˌsträn-jə-ˈlȯi-ˌdēz \

medical Definition of Strongyloides

: 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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