strongylosis

strongylosis
Disease caused by infection with a species of the nematode Strongylus; effects may be extreme from worm-caused lesions, nodules, and aneurysms.

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stron·gy·lo·sis .strän-jə-'lō-səs n infestation with or disease caused by strongyles called also strongylidosis

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stron·gy·lo·sis (stron″jə-loґsis) infection of a horse or other equid with worms of the genus Strongylus.

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  • Strongylus — The palisade worm, a genus of large strongyle nematodes (subfamily Strongylinae, family Strongylidae) parasitic in horses and other equids, and the cause of strongylosis. [G. strongylos, round] S. asini a species that occurs in the large intes …   Medical dictionary

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