Strongyloides

noun
Stron·​gy·​loi·​des | \ ˌsträn-jə-ˈlȯi-ˌdēz How to pronounce Strongyloides (audio) \

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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“Strongyloides.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Strongyloides. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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