Sclerostoma

Sclerostoma

(sklē-ros'tō-mă),
A former generic name for strongyle (hookworm) nematodes and for trichostrongyle worms of horses; now replaced by other genera but still used as a collective term for this group. Species include Sclerostoma duodenale (Ancylostoma duodenale) and Sclerostoma syngamus (Syngamus tracheae).
[sclero- + G. stoma, mouth]

Sclerostoma

An obsolete genus name for strongyle nematodes (hookworms), which have been reassigned to other genera—e.g., Ancylostoma, Strongylus, Syngamus.