a nematode species that has been reported in northern Nigeria and central Africa to encyst under the submucosa of the human intestine and occasionally cause dysentery; a common parasite of monkeys and apes, both in captivity and in the wild.
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The nodular nematode worm parasitic to monkeys that occasionally infests humans.
See also: Oesophagostomum
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