Strongylus
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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  • Strongylus micrurus — Lungworm Lung worm , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of parasitic nematoid worms which infest the lungs and air passages of cattle, sheep, and other animals, often proving fatal. The lungworm of cattle ({Strongylus micrurus}) and that of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strongylus armatus — Palisade Pal i*sade , n. [F. palissade, cf. Sp. palizada, It. palizzata, palizzo, LL. palissata; all fr. L. palus a stake, pale. See {Pale} a stake.] 1. (Fort.) A strong, long stake, one end of which is set firmly in the ground, and the other is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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