A genus of strongyle nematodes parasitic in animals. The species Chabertia ovina, the bowel worm, is found in the digestive tract of sheep, goats, cattle, and some wild animals; it feeds on the mucosa of the gut, where in large numbers it can produce considerable damage.

(05 Mar 2000)

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