Medical Dictionary

barber's pole worm

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noun \ˈbär-bərz-ˌpōl-\
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barber pole worm

\-bər\

Medical Definition of barber's pole worm

  1. :  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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