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Pronunciation: trik'o-stron-jil'i-de

Definition: A family of nematodes (order Strongylida or, in older terminology, Strongylata); includes the important genera Cooperia, Ostertagia, Haemonchus, Trichostrongylus, Nematodirus, and Hippostrongylus.

See: Trichostrongylus

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