Mammomonogamus

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Mammomonogamus

(mam'ō-mon-og'ă-mŭs),
Genus of syngamid trematode (family Syngamidae) found in the respiratory system of ruminants and occasionally reported in humans; worms usually joined together in a Y-shaped formation.

Mam·mo·mon·o·ga·mus

(mam'ō-mon-og'ă-mus)
Genus of syngamid trematodes (family Syngamidae) found in the respiratory system of ruminants and occasionally reported in humans; worms usually joined together in a Y-shaped formation.

Mammomonogamus

(măm″ō-mŏ nŏg-ă-mŭs) [L. mamma, breast, teat + Gr. monogamos, marrying only once]
The preferred name for a genus of nematodes that parasitize the respiratory tracts of humans. It was formerly known as Syngamus, which is now limited to describe those related nematodes that parasitize the respiratory tracts of birds.

Mammomonogamus laryngeus

A species normally parasitic in ruminants but sometimes infesting humans.

Mammomonogamus

a genus of nematodes in the family Syngamidae. They are parasites of the nasal sinuses and trachea of mammals.

Mammomonogamus auris
found in the puma.
Mammomonogamus ierei
found in cats, a cause of chronic nasopharyngitis.
Mammomonogamus indicus
found in the pharynx of the Indian elephant.
Mammomonogamus laryngeus
found in the larynx of cattle, goats, water buffalo and deer, and occasionally in humans.
Mammomonogamus loxodontus
in the trachea of the African elephant.
Mammomonogamus mcgaughei
found in cats.
Mammomonogamus nasicola
found in the nasal cavities of cattle, sheep, goats and deer.