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Angiostrongylus

Pronunciation: an′jē-ō-stron′jĭ-lŭs

Definition: A genus of metastrongyle nematodes parasitic in respiratory or circulatory systems of rodents, carnivores, and marsupials.

Synonym(s): Parastrongylus

[G. angeion, vessel, + strongylos, round]

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