barber's pole worm


variants also barber 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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“Barber's pole worm.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2023.

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