Lungworm



[luhng-wurm] /ˈlʌŋˌwɜrm/

noun
1.
any nematode of the superfamily Metastrongylidae, parasitic in the of various mammals.
2.
a nematode of the genus Rhabdias, parasitic in the of reptiles and amphibians.
/ˈlʌŋˌwɜːm/
noun
1.
any parasitic nematode worm of the family Metastrongylidae, occurring in the lungs of mammals, esp Metastrongylus apri which infects pigs
2.
any of certain other nematodes that are parasitic in the lungs

lungworm lung·worm (lŭng’wûrm’)
n.
Any of various nematode worms, especially of the family Metastrongylidae, that are parasitic in the lungs of mammals.

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