Medical Term:

Cyathostomum

Pronunciation: sī′ă-thos′tō-mŭm

Definition: A genus of small strongyle nematodes that have been variously divided into a number of genera and subgenera. Approximately 40 species affect horses and elephants, colonizing the cecum and colon; results in weight loss, hypoalbuminemia and diarrhea.

[see Cyathostoma]

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