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Strongyloides Stron·gy·loi·des (strŏn’jə-loi’dēz)
A genus of small nematode intestinal parasites that includes the species that causes strongyloidiasis in humans.


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  • Strongyloidiasis

    /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.

  • Strongylosis

    [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.

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  • Strontian

    noun 1. strontianite. 2. strontia. 3. strontium. noun 1. another name for strontianite 2. another name for strontium, strontium monoxide

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