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stron·gyle

(stron'jil),
Common name for members of the family Strongylidae.
[G. strongylos, round]

strongyle

(strŏn′jīl′, -jəl)
n.
Any of various parasitic nematode worms of the superfamily Strongyloidea, especially several species that infect the gastrointestinal tract of horses and other mammals.

strongyle

any roundworm in the superfamily Strongyloidea.

large strongyle
includes Craterostomum, Oesophagodontus, Strongylus asini, S. edentatus, S. equinus, S. vulgaris and Triodontophorus spp.
small strongyle
includes Caballonema, Cyathostomum, Cylicocyclus, Cylicodontophorus, Cylicostephanus, Cylindropharynx, Gyalocephalus, Poteriostomum and Sinostrongylus.