any nematode of the superfamily Metastrongylidae, parasitic in the of various mammals.
a nematode of the genus Rhabdias, parasitic in the of reptiles and amphibians.
any parasitic nematode worm of the family Metastrongylidae, occurring in the lungs of mammals, esp Metastrongylus apri which infects pigs
any of certain other nematodes that are parasitic in the lungs
lungworm lung·worm (lŭng’wûrm’)
Any of various nematode worms, especially of the family Metastrongylidae, that are parasitic in the lungs of mammals.
[luhng-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈlʌŋˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/ noun 1. a European plant, Pulmonaria officinalis, of the borage family, having blue flowers. 2. any of various related plants of the genus Mertensia, as the North American M. virginica, having nodding clusters of blue flowers. /ˈlʌŋˌwɜːt/ noun 1. any of several Eurasian plants of the boraginaceous genus Pulmonaria, esp P. […]
[loo ng-gee, loo n-jee] /ˈlʊŋ gi, ˈlʊn dʒi/ noun, plural lungyis. 1. . [loo ng-gee, loo n-jee] /ˈlʊŋ gi, ˈlʊn dʒi/ noun 1. a cloth used as a turban, scarf, sarong, etc., in India, Pakistan, and Burma. 2. a loincloth worn by men in India. /ˈlʊŋɡiː/ noun 1. a long piece of cotton cloth worn […]
1. a combining form meaning “moon,” used in the formation of compound words: lunitidal.
/ˈluːnɪk/ noun 1. another name for Luna2