Gongylonema pulchrummedical dictionary

The gullet worm of cattle; a species that penetrates the submucosa of the oesophagus or rumen of many domestic and wild ruminants, pigs, bears, and humans (human cases are chiefly caused by immature worms); it is transmitted by coprophagous beetles and is of worldwide distribution.

(05 Mar 2000)

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