Philophthalmus gralli | definition of Philophthalmus gralli by Medical dictionary
Philophthalmus (redirected from Philophthalmus gralli)
a genus of flukes (digenetic nematodes) in the family Philophthalmidae.
found in the conjunctival sacs of birds causing congestion and erosion of the conjunctiva. Called also oriental avian eye fluke.
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Other trematodes collected were Philophthalmus gralli
, an eye fluke found in waterfowl, and Haplorchis, a trematode that encysts in muscle of fish at the maxillary, operculum, and insertions of fins.