oesophagostomum

oesophagostomum
\\ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈgästəməm\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from esophag- + -stomum
: a genus of nematode worms (family Strongylidae) comprising the nodular worms of ruminants and swine and other worms affecting primates including man, especially in Africa

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