Trichostrongylus

noun
Tricho·​stron·​gy·​lus | \ ˌtrik-ō-ˈsträn-jə-ləs How to pronounce Trichostrongylus (audio) \

Medical Definition of Trichostrongylus

: the type genus of the family Trichostrongylidae containing nematode worms that are parasites of birds and of mammals including humans and comprising forms formerly placed in the genus Strongylus

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“Trichostrongylus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Trichostrongylus. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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