- scour worm
- a parasitic worm that causes diarrhea (scours) in ruminants, such as a nematode of one of the genera Cooperia, Nematodirus, Ostertagia, or Trichostrongylus.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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