Definition of Lungworms

1. Noun. (plural of lungworm) ¹



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Definition of Lungworms

1. lungworm [n] - See also: lungworm

Medical Definition of Lungworms

1. Nematodes that inhabit the air passages of animals, chiefly in the family Metastrongylidae (or Protostrongylidae). See: Aelurostrongylus, Crenosoma vulpis, Dictyocaulus, Metastrongylus, Muellerius capillaris, Protostrongylus rufescens. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lungworms

lungie
lungies
lunging
lungis
lungless
lungless salamander
lunglessness
lunglike
lungo
lungoor
lungoors
lungpower
lungs
lungsful
lungworm
lungworms (current term)
lungwort
lungworts
lungyi
lungyis
lunicurrent
lunier
lunies
luniest
luniform
lunijianlaite
lunisolar
lunisolar calendar
lunistices

Literary usage of Lungworms

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1. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"... and lungworms (Dictyocaulus filaria). (iii) Limitations. Do not slaughter for food within 72 hours of treatment. Conditions of constant helminth ..."

2. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association by American Veterinary Medical Association. (1917)
"The introduction of lungworms into flocks or herds and the infestation of ranges is evidently accomplished in a variety of ways. ..."

3. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"Dungal et al., (1938) concluded that lungworms were not directly responsible for the lesions of epizootic pulmonary adenomatosis in Iceland. ..."

4. Annual Report by Guam Agricultural Experiment Station (1916)
"The symptoms set up by this parasite are variable and confusing, because generally other parasitic infestations, such as flukes and lungworms, are present ..."

5. Special pathology and therapeutics of the diseases of domestic animals v. 2 by Ferenc Hutyra (1913)
"Other lungworms inhabit the medium and small bronchi. ... The biologic properties of lungworms bring it about that pastures, once contaminated, ..."

6. Ecosystem Matters: Activity and Resource Guide for Environmental Educators by Mary Adams (1995)
"How do bighorn sheep get lungworms? What is the lifecycle of the lungworm? ... lungworms lay eggs in the lungs. The eggs hatch and the young larvae enter ..."

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