Definition of Gapeworms

1. Noun. (plural of gapeworm) ¹



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Definition of Gapeworms

1. gapeworm [n] - See also: gapeworm

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gapeworms

gap phenomenon
gap year
gap years
gape
gaped
gaper
gapers
gapers' block
gapers' blocks
gapers block
gapes
gapeseed
gapeseeds
gapesing
gapeworm
gapeworms (current term)
gapier
gapiest
gaping
gapingly
gapings
gapless
gaplessly
gaplessness
gaplike
gapo
gapos
gaposis
gaposises
gapped

Literary usage of Gapeworms

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

1. Productive Poultry Husbandry: A Complete Text Dealing with the Principles by Harry Reynolds Lewis (1919)
"gapeworms are little, reddish worms which fasten themselves on the wall of the trachea and suck blood from its mucous lining, causing inflammation. ..."

2. Farm Poultry: A Popular Sketch of Domestic Fowls for the Farmer and Amateur by George Catchpole Watson (1919)
"Published by the United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC gapeworms OF FOWLS.—HD Walker. Published by the Author, Newburg, NY GAPES. ..."

3. Pheasants: Their Natural History and Practical Management by William Bernhard Tegetmeier (1897)
"If the infected birds be thrown away, say upon the ground, the mature eggs in the gapeworms will not have sustained any injury. Decomposition having set in, ..."

4. Civic Biology: Textbook of Problems, Local and National, that Can be Solved by Clifton Fremont Hodge, Jean Dawson (1918)
"gapeworms, female are set free by the disintegration of the mother in the soil. Here they hatch in about a week, in warm weather, the embryos are picked up ..."

5. Courses in Agriculture for the Secondary Schools of Texas by Walter Francis Doughty, Martin L. Hayes, William Septimus Taylor (1914)
"gapeworms ; tapeworms ; round worms, etc. 3. External parasites. Lice, mites, etc. 4. Prevention and remedial work. 5. General sanitation and disinfectants. ..."

6. Legislative Document by New York (State). Legislature (1920)
"OBSERVATIONS OF THE ACTION OF NITROBENZENE ON INTERNAL PARASITES gapeworms ... recovery from the gapeworms, however, cannot be attributed to the action of ..."

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