Parastrongylus

Angiostrongylus

(an'jē-ō-stron'jĭ-lŭs),
A genus of metastrongyle nematodes parasitic in respiratory or circulatory systems of rodents, carnivores, and marsupials.
Synonym(s): Parastrongylus
[G. angeion, vessel, + strongylos, round]

Parastrongylus

(par?a-stron'je-lus)
The former name for the roundworm genus Angiostrongylus. See: Angiostrongylus
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Parastrongylus cantonensis in a nonhuman primate, Florida.
Parastrongylus (=Angiostrongylus) cantonensis now endemic in Louisiana.
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Finding of Parastrongylus cantonensis (Chen, 1935) in Rattus rattus in Tenerife, Canary Islands (Spain).
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