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Medical Term:

Amidostomum anseris

Pronunciation: am-i-dos′tō-mŭm an′ser-is


A species of bloodsucking nematodes, similar to those of the genus Trichostrongylus, which parasitize the gizzard and sometimes also the proventriculus and esophagus of domestic and wild ducks and geese; it it widely fatal in young birds.

[amido- + G. stoma, mouth, + L. anser, goose]

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