nodular worm

noun

Medical Definition of nodular worm

: any of several nematode worms of the genus Oesophagostomum that are parasitic in the large intestine of ruminants and swine where they cause swellings of the intestinal wall resembling abscesses

called also nodule worm

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“Nodular worm.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nodular%20worm. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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