Stron"gy*loid (?), a. [NL. Strongylus the genus (from Gr. round) + -oid.] Zool.

Like, or pertaining to, Strongylus, a genus of parasitic nematode worms of which many species infest domestic animals. Some of the species, especially those living in the kidneys, lungs, and bronchial tubes, are often very injurious.



A strongyloid worm.


© Webster 1913.

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