thorn-headed worm

noun
thorn-head·​ed worm
variants: or thorny-headed worm \ ˈthȯrn(-​ē)-​ˌhed-​əd-​ How to pronounce thorny-headed worm (audio) \

Medical Definition of thorn-headed worm

: any worm of the group Acanthocephala

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“Thorn-headed worm.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thorn-headed%20worm. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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