gapeworm

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English[edit]

Syngamus trachea
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Etymology[edit]

gape +‎ worm

Noun[edit]

gapeworm (plural gapeworms)

  1. A parasitic nematode worm, Syngamus trachea, that infects the tracheas of some birds and causes the disease gapes.