nematode found in upper respiratory tract of some mammals; approximately 100 human cases, most from Caribbean islands; worm is red to reddish brown; copulating male and female present a Y shape; life cycle not known.
Mam·mo·mon·o·ga·mus la·ryn·ge·us(mam'ō-mon-og'ă-mus la-rin'jē-ŭs)
Nematode found in the upper respiratory tract of some mammals; approximately 100 human cases have been reported, most from Caribbean islands; worm is red to reddish-brown; copulating male and female present in a Y shape; life cycle of pathogen not known.
A species normally parasitic in ruminants but sometimes infesting humans.
See also: Mammomonogamus
a genus of nematodes in the family Syngamidae. They are parasites of the nasal sinuses and trachea of mammals.
found in the puma.
found in cats, a cause of chronic nasopharyngitis.
found in the pharynx of the Indian elephant.
found in the larynx of cattle, goats, water buffalo and deer, and occasionally in humans.
in the trachea of the African elephant.
found in cats.
found in the nasal cavities of cattle, sheep, goats and deer.