tongue worm

noun

: any of a phylum or arthropod class (Pentastomida) of parasitic invertebrates that live as adults in the respiratory passages of reptiles, birds, or mammals see halzoun

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“Tongue worm.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tongue%20worm. Accessed 31 May. 2023.

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