Definition of Tongue worm

1. Noun. Wormlike arthropod having two pairs of hooks at the sides of the mouth; parasitic in nasal sinuses of mammals.

Exact synonyms: Pentastomid
Generic synonyms: Arthropod
Group relationships: Pentastomida, Subphylum Pentastomida



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tongue Worm

tongue flap
tongue habits
tongue kiss
tongue kisses
tongue lashing
tongue lashings
tongue map
tongue of cerebellum
tongue phenomenon
tongue ring
tongue rings
tongue thrust
tongue tie
tongue twister
tongue twisters
tongue worm (current term)
tongued
tonguedness
tonguefish
tongueflower
tonguefuck
tonguefucked
tonguefucker
tonguefuckers
tonguefucking
tonguefucks
tongueless
tongueless frog
tongueless frogs
tonguelessly

Literary usage of Tongue worm

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Animal Parasites and Human Disease by Asa Crawford Chandler (1922)
"At this stage a " wanderlust " seizes the tongue-worm and it begins an active ... The mites may settle in the res- Fio. 146. Life history of tongue-worm, ..."

2. Animal Parasites and Human Disease by Asa Crawford Chandler (1918)
"While both larval and adult stages of tongue-worms are occasionally found in man, the larvae, as liver parasites, are more common. The tongue-worm most ..."

3. Animal Parasites and Human Disease by Asa Crawford Chandler (1918)
"At this stage a " wanderlust " seizes the tongue-worm and it begins an active ... The mites may settle in the res- Fio. 146. Life history of tongue-worm, ..."

4. A Textbook in General Zoology by Henry Richardson Linville, Henry Augustus Kelly (1906)
"The Acorn-tongue worm. Some zoologists have supposed that the ancestors of the vertebrates were worm-like animals. The reasons for that supposition are ..."

5. The Laws of Life: Principles of Evolution, Heredity and Eugenics. A Popular by William Marion Goldsmith (1922)
"The larva of the sea-squirt possesses the I. u, ln U''Um,||lt'«lt' (h.ft) worn-tongue worm possessing certain ..."

6. English Compound Words and Phrases: A Reference List, with Statement of by Francis Horace Teall (1892)
"... test tongue=tie tongue=tooth tongue=tree tongue= valiant tongue= violet tongue= warrior tongue=work tongue=worm to=night tonnage=deck tony=hoop tool=car ..."

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