strongyle

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stron·gyle

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