a nematode, Haemonchus contortus, parasitic in the stomach of sheep, cattle, and related animals.
any of various nematode worms that are parasitic in the stomach of mammals, esp Haemonchus contortus, which infests sheep: family Trichostrongylidae
adjective 1. paunchy; having a prominent stomach. 2. British Dialect. irritable; quick to take offense. adjective 1. having a large belly; paunchy 2. (dialect) easily angered; irritable
noun 1. (E African, informal) have a stomack, to be pregnant
- Stomal ulcer
stomal ulcer sto·mal ulcer (stō’məl) n. A mucosal ulcer in the jejunum mucosa near the opening between the stomach and jejunum, occurring after gastrojejunostomy.
1. variant of stomato- before a vowel: stomatitis.