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  1. A superfamily of arthropod-borne, frequently pathogenic nematode parasites of the alimentary tract, respiratory system, or orbital, nasal, or oral cavities of vertebrates.
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Examples from the Web for spiruroidea

Historical Examples of spiruroidea

  • Developmental stages of some nematodes of the Spiruroidea parasitic in poultry and game birds.

    The Biotic Associations of Cockroaches

    Louis M. Roth