- any nematode of the family Strongylidae, parasitic as an adult in the intestine of mammals, especially horses.
Origin of strongyle
Examples from the Web for strongyle
Historical Examples of strongyle
The residence of Aeolus was at Strongyle, now called Strombolo.1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described
Edward S. Ellis
A strongyle (Sclerostoma dispar) infests the lungs of the puma.
A second species of strongyle has been mentioned by Diesing, but it is more than doubtful.
Finally, they may become infested with cystic tapeworms or the agamic stage of a strongyle (Strongylus edentatus).Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
United States Department of Agriculture
Moreover, he describes a strongyle (Sclerostoma) as infesting the colon, and especially the ccum.
- any parasitic nematode worm of the family Strongylidae, chiefly occurring in the intestines of horses