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barber's pole worm

noun \ ˈbär-bərz-ˌpōl- \
variants: also barber pole worm \-bər\

medical Definition of barber's pole worm

:a nematode stomach worm of the genus Haemonchus (H. contortus) that occurs typically in the abomasum of ruminants (as sheep) and rarely in humans

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