Strongylus

noun
Stron·​gy·​lus | \ ˈsträn-jə-ləs How to pronounce Strongylus (audio) \

Medical Definition of Strongylus

: the type genus of the family Strongylidae of parasitic nematode worms comprising worms with a pair of elongated buccal glands and including gastrointestinal parasites of the horse

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“Strongylus.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Strongylus. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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