Syngamus

noun

Syn·​ga·​mus ˈsiŋ-gə-məs How to pronounce Syngamus (audio)
: a genus of strongyloid nematode worms (family Syngamidae) that are parasitic in the trachea or esophagus of various birds and mammals and include the gapeworm (S. trachea)

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“Syngamus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Syngamus. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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