a nematode, Haemonchus contortus, parasitic in the stomach of sheep, cattle, and related animals.
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How to use stomach worm in a sentence
Intestinal parasites, of which the stomach worm is perhaps the most dreaded, cause great loss to sheep owners.Pratt's Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry | Pratt Food Co.
The same measures as recommended above for preventing infection with the twisted stomach worm should be used.
The symptoms caused by this parasite are very similar to those produced by the twisted stomach worm.
The methods of prevention in general are similar to those described under the discussion of the twisted stomach worm (p. 521).
British Dictionary definitions for stomach worm
any of various nematode worms that are parasitic in the stomach of mammals, esp Haemonchus contortus, which infests sheep: family Trichostrongylidae
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