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brainworm

(brān′wûrm′)
n.
A small, hairlike, parasitic roundworm that infects the meninges surrounding the brain of large hoofed animals, usually members of the deer family.
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Among the finding was the presence of meningeal brainworms (Parelaphostrongylus tenuis) in a fourth to a third of the moose carcasses.
But in 2006 our prime minister had been taken over by the brainworm.
Himself a product of authorial labor, the author becomes one moving fiction among a host of others; moreover, just as the others -- Volpone, Subtle, Brainworm, and so on -- nonetheless remain subject to subsequent refictionalization through the media of performance, reading, literary history, etc.
Himself a product of authorial labor, the author becomes one moving fiction among a host of others; moreover, just as the others--Volpone, Subtle, Brainworm, and so on--nonetheless remain subject to subsequent refictionalization through the media of performance, reading, literary history, etc.
The initial agendas changed little: how to count/estimate a moose population, the impact of hunting on populations, and "moose sickness" or brainworm.
tenuis and several cases of brainworm have been documented (C.
Brainworm (Parelaphostrongylus tenuis), a parasitic nematode commonly found in white-tailed deer (Anderson 1964), was discussed most because brainworm infection is commonly reported to cause mortality in moose.
Brainworm, Parelaphostrongylus tenuis, in moose, Alces alces, and white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, of Nova Scotia.
Brainworm, Parelaphostrongylus tenuis in moose Alces alces, and white-tailed deer Odocoileus virginianus of Nova Scotia.
Illegal harvest and brainworm (Parelaphostrongylus tenuis) are cited as contributing factors in moose population declines in Nova Scotia (Timmermann 1987).
1985), Snider and Lankester (1986) and Fruetel and Lankester (1988), on the brainworm (P.
The Nova Scotia moose herd has been reduced due to a number of environmental factors including habitat reduction and fragmentation; hunting and poaching; interspecific competition with white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus); black bear (Ursus americanus) predation; and disease caused by environmental contamination, brainworm (Parelaphostrongylus tenuis), and the winter tick (Dermacentor albipictus) (Dodds 1963, Pulsifer and Nette 1995, Snaith and Beazley 2004).