linguatulid

noun
lin·​guat·​u·​lid | \ liŋ-ˈgwa-chə-ləd, -ˌlid How to pronounce linguatulid (audio) \

Medical Definition of linguatulid

: any tongue worm of the genus Linguatula broadly : tongue worm

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“Linguatulid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/linguatulid. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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