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Strongylus

Pronunciation: stron'ji-lus

Definition: The palisade worm, a genus of large strongyle nematodes (subfamily Strongylinae, family Strongylidae) parasitic in horses and other equids, and the cause of strongylosis.

[G. strongylos, round]

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