Gongylonema

An important genus of spiruroid nematodes that parasitise the alimentary canal of birds and mammals; transmitted via various insects, especially beetles, carrying the encysted infective larvae. Several species are of veterinary importance, and one is also known to parasitise humans. ... Origin: Gr. Gongylos, round, + nema, thread ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Gongylonema

Type: Term Pronunciation: gon′ji-lō-nē′mă Definitions: 1. A genus of spiruroid nematodes that parasitize the alimentary canal of birds and mammals; transmitted through various insects, especially beetles, carrying the encysted infective larvae. Several species are of veterinary importance, and one is also known to parasit...
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