Heterakis

Heterakis
Het·er·a·kis -'rā-kəs n a genus (the type of the family Heterakidae) of nematode worms including one (H. gallinae) that infests esp. chickens and turkeys and serves as an intermediate host and transmitter of the protozoan causing blackhead

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Het·er·a·kis (het″ər-aґkis) [heter- + Gr. akis pointed object] a genus of nonpathogenic nematodes of the family Heterakidae, parasitic in the ceca of chickens, turkeys, and other birds. H. galliґnae serves as a paratenic host for Histomonas meleagridis, the etiologic agent of histomoniasis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • heterakidae — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷kəˌdē noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Heterakis, type genus + idae : a somewhat variably limited family comprising nematode worms with three lips, a small buccal capsule, and usually a posterior esophageal… …   Useful english dictionary

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