Tetrameres

A genus of stomach-infecting parasitic nematodes (family Spiruridae) of birds. When filled with eggs, the female worm is enormously enlarged and has a globular, blood-red appearance. Species include Tetrameres americana, found in the proventriculus of chickens (sometimes severely pathogenic in young chicks), turkeys, grouse, and quail, and transmit...
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Tetrameres

Type: Term Pronunciation: tĕ-tram′ĕ-rēz Definitions: 1. A genus of stomach-infecting parasitic nematodes (family Spiruridae) of birds. When filled with eggs, the female worm is enormously enlarged and has a globular, blood-red appearance. Species include Tetrameres americana, found in the proventriculus of chickens (sometimes s...
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