any nematode of the family Strongylidae, parasitic as an adult in the intestine of mammals, especially horses.
any parasitic nematode worm of the family Strongylidae, chiefly occurring in the intestines of horses
Strongyloides Stron·gy·loi·des (strŏn’jə-loi’dēz) n. A genus of small nematode intestinal parasites that includes the species that causes strongyloidiasis in humans.
/ˌstrɒndʒɪlɔɪˈdaɪəsɪs/ noun 1. an intestinal disease caused by infection with the nematode worm Strongyloides stercoralis strongyloidiasis stron·gy·loi·di·a·sis (strŏn’jə-loi-dī’ə-sĭs) or stron·gy·loi·do·sis (-dō’sĭs) n. Infection with the nematode Strongyloides stercoralis.
[stron-juh-loh-sis] /ˌstrɒn dʒəˈloʊ sɪs/ noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. a disease, especially of horses, caused by an infestation by strongyles and characterized in serious cases by weakness and anemia.
noun, Chemistry. 1. Also called strontium oxide. a white or grayish-white, amorphous powder, SrO, resembling lime in its general character: used chiefly in the manufacture of strontium salts. 2. strontium hydroxide. noun 1. another name for strontium monoxide