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kidney worm


Medical Definition of kidney worm

  1. :  any of several nematode worms parasitic in the kidneys: asa:  giant kidney wormb:  a common and destructive black-and-white worm of the genus Stephanurus (S. dentatus) that is related to the gapeworm but attains a length of two inches (five centimeters) and is parasitic in the kidneys, lungs, and other viscera of the hog in warm regions—called also lardworm

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