[ stron-juh-loh-sis ]

nounVeterinary Pathology.
  1. a disease, especially of horses, caused by an infestation by strongyles and characterized in serious cases by weakness and anemia.

Origin of strongylosis

1910–15; <New Latin, equivalent to Strongyl(us) strongyle + -ōsis-osis

Words Nearby strongylosis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023