verminous bronchitis

verminous bronchitis
a coughing and dyspnea in domestic animals due to presence in the bronchial tubes of nematode lungworms. In sheep, cattle, goats, and pigs it is called hoose; it also occurs in horses, donkeys, dogs, and cats. Called also parasitic b.

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  • parasitic bronchitis — verminous b …   Medical dictionary

  • hoose — also hooze hüz n verminous bronchitis of cattle, sheep, and goats caused by larval strongylid roundworms irritating the bronchial tubes and producing a dry hacking cough called also husk, lungworm disease * * * (h z) verminous bronchitis in sheep …   Medical dictionary

  • lungworm — lung·worm .wərm n any of various nematodes esp. of the family Metastrongylidae that infest the lungs and air passages of mammals: as a) a nematode of the genus Dictyocaulus b) a lungworm of the genus Metastrongylus (M. apri syn. M. elongatus)… …   Medical dictionary

  • Filaroides — Fi·la·roi·des (fil″ə roiґdēz) a genus of nematodes of the family Filaroididae. F. hirґthi and F. osґleri are lungworms that cause verminous bronchitis and occasionally verminous pneumonia in dogs …   Medical dictionary

  • Hoose (disease) — Hoose is a disease of sheep, cattle, goats, and swine caused by the presence of various species of nematodes of the genera Dictyocaulus, Metastrongylus, and Protostrongylus in the bronchial tubes or in the lungs. It is marked by cough, dyspnea,… …   Wikipedia

  • Metastrongylus — sp. under the microscope Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Aelurostrongylus — A common genus of lungworm in cats; land snails and slugs serve as intermediate hosts and snail eating animals can serve as transport hosts. [G. ailuros, cat, + Mod. L., fr. G. strongylus, round] * * * Aelu·ro·stron·gy·lus (e loo″ro… …   Medical dictionary

  • Metastrongylus — A genus of nematode lungworms (family Metastrongylidae), the only genus in its subfamily (Metastrongylinae). The four known species are found only in pigs; transmission is by earthworm intermediate hosts. [meta + G. strongylos, round] * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • Dictyocaulus — Dic·ty·o·cau·lus .dik tē ə kȯ ləs n a genus of small slender lungworms of the family Metastrongylidae infesting mammals (as ruminants) and often causing severe bronchial symptoms or even pneumonia in young animals * * * Dic·tyo·cau·lus… …   Medical dictionary

  • Protostrongylus — Pro·to·stron·gy·lus strän jə ləs n a genus of lungworms of the family Metastrongylidae including one (P. rufescens) parasitic esp. in sheep and goats pro·to·stron·gyle strän .jil, jəl n pro·to·stron·gy·line jə .lēn, .līn adj * * *… …   Medical dictionary

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