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Medical Term:

Elaeophora schneideri

Pronunciation: e'le-of'o-ra schni'der-i

Definition: The bloodworm of sheep; a species of nematodes causing filarial dermatosis.

[Mod. L. elaea, fr. G. elaia, olive, + agnos, sheep, + phoros, to bear]

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