strongyle

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Etymology[edit]

From a Translingual taxonomic name derived from the generic name Strongylus from Ancient Greek στρογγύλος(strongúlos, round).

Noun[edit]

strongyle (plural strongyles)

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  1. A nematode worm of the family Strongylidae, often parasitic in the gastrointestinal tract of mammals, especially horses.

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