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Acuaria spiralis

Pronunciation: ak′yū-ā′rē-ă spī-rā′lis

Definition: A nematode parasite in the proventriculus, esophagus, and sometimes, the intestine, of chickens, turkeys, pheasants, and other birds.

[L. acus, needle; Mod. L. spiralis, spiral]

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