noun plural

Tricho·​stron·​gyl·​i·​dae ˌtrik-ō-ˌsträn-ˈjil-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Trichostrongylidae (audio)
: a family of nematode worms of the suborder Strongylina that have a reduced buccal capsule with three or fewer basal teeth and parasitize the digestive tract of vertebrates
trichostrongylid adjective or noun

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“Trichostrongylidae.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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