[ luhng-wurm ]
/ ˈlʌŋˌwɜrm /
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British Dictionary definitions for lungworm
/ (ˈlʌŋˌwɜːm) /
any parasitic nematode worm of the family Metastrongylidae, occurring in the lungs of mammals, esp Metastrongylus apri which infects pigs
any of certain other nematodes that are parasitic in the lungs
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Medicine definitions for lungworm
[ lŭng′wûrm′ ]
Any of various nematode worms, especially of the family Metastrongylidae, that are parasitic in the lungs of mammals.
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