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Medical Term:

strongylosis

Pronunciation: stron'ji-lo'sis

Definition: Disease caused by infestation with a species of the nematode Strongylus; effects may be extreme ranging from worm-associated inflammatory lesions, nodules, and blood vessel blockage resulting in colic (verminous arteritis colic) in horses.

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