Strongylus

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Strongylus

(stron'ji-lus),
The palisade worm, a genus of large strongyle nematodes (subfamily Strongylinae, family Strongylidae) parasitic in horses and other equids, and the cause of strongylosis.
[G. strongylos, round]

Strongylus

/Stron·gy·lus/ (stron´jĭ-lus) a genus of nematode parasites.

Stron·gy·lus

(stron'ji-lŭs)
The palisade worm, a genus of large strongyle nematodes (subfamily Strongylinae, family Strongylidae) parasitic in horses and other equids, and the cause of strongylosis.
[G. strongylos, round]

Strongylus

a genus of roundworms in the family Strongylidae. Called also redworm. See also strongylosis.

Strongylus asini
found in the large intestine of the ass and wild equids.
Strongylus edentatus
found in the large intestine of horses.
Strongylus equinus
found in the cecum and colon of equids.
Strongylus tremletti
found in the rhinoceros.
Strongylus vulgaris
found in the large intestine of equids; larval stages are found in the anterior mesenteric and other arteries.