Medical Definition of Angiostrongylus

1. A genus of parasitic nematodes of the superfamily metastrongyloidea. Two species, angiostrongylus cantonensis and a. Vasorum, infest the lungs of rats and dogs, respectively. A. Cantonensis is transmissible to man where it causes frequently fatal infection of the central nervous system. (12 Dec 1998)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Angiostrongylus

angiospastic
angiosporous
angiostasis
angiostatic
angiostatin
angiostenosis
angiostomous
angiostrongylosis
angiostrongylus (current term)
angiostrongylus cantonensis
angiotelectasia
angiotelectasis
angiotensin
angiotensin-converting enzyme
angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
angiotensin-converting enzyme secretase
angiotensin-related carboxypeptidase
angiotensin I
angiotensin II
angiotensin III
angiotensin I (Phe 8-His 9) hydrolase
angiotensin amide
angiotensin converting enzyme

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