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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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