Strongyloid
Strongyloid Stron"gy*loid, a. [NL. Strongylus the genus (from Gr. ? round) + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Like, or pertaining to, {Strongylus}, a genus of parasitic nematode worms of which many species infest domestic animals. Some of the species, especially those living in the kidneys, lungs, and bronchial tubes, are often very injurious. -- n. A strongyloid worm. [1913 Webster]

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  • strongyloid — stron·gy·loid …   English syllables

  • strongyloid — I. ˈstränjəˌlȯid adjective Etymology: New Latin Strongyloidea : of or relating to the Strongyloidea II. noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin …   Useful english dictionary

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  • STRONGYLOÏDOSE — ou ANGUILLULOSE Parasitose humaine due à la présence dans l’intestin d’un petit ver rond nématode, Strongyloides stercoralis , ou anguillule. Le cycle biologique de ce parasite est très voisin de celui de l’ankylostome. Il est répandu dans les… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • Nippostrongylus — Nip·po·stron·gy·lus .nip ō strän jə ləs n a genus of strongyloid nematode worms that comprise intestinal parasites of rodents (as N. muris of rats) and are much used in biological research * * * Nip·po·stron·gy·lus (nip″o stronґjə… …   Medical dictionary

  • Ancylostomatidae — noun hookworms • Syn: ↑family Ancylostomatidae • Hypernyms: ↑worm family • Member Holonyms: ↑Nematoda, ↑phylum Nematoda, ↑Aschelminthes, ↑phylum Aschelminthes …   Useful english dictionary

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