bowel worm

noun

: a common strongylid nematode worm of the genus Chabertia (C. ovina) infesting the colon of sheep and feeding on blood and tissue

called also large-mouthed bowel worm

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“Bowel worm.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bowel%20worm. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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