Syngamus


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Syngamus

(sin'gă-mŭs),
A genus of bloodsucking, strongyle gapeworms of the family Syngamidae.

Syn·ga·mus

(sin'gă-mŭs)
A genus of bloodsucking, strongyle tapeworms of the family Syngamidae.

Syngamus

(sĭn′gă-mŭs)
A genus of nematodes parasitic in the respiratory tract of birds and mammals. The preferred name for the mammalian parasite is Mammomonogamus. Bird parasites have retained the name Syngamus.

Syngamus laryngeus

The former name for Mammomonogamus laryngeus.

Syngamus

a genus of nematodes in the family Syngamidae.

Syngamus ierei
a cause of chronic nasopharyngitis in cats in Puerto Rico.
Syngamus laryngeus
found in the larynx of cattle.
Syngamus nasicola
found in the nasal cavities of ruminants.
Syngamus skrjabinomorpha
found in the domestic goose and in chickens.
Syngamus trachea
found in fowl, turkey, pheasant, guinea fowl, goose and wild birds. Causes pneumonia while migrating through the lungs. In the trachea causes tracheitis and anemia because of heavy blood-sucking. The predominant clinical signs are dyspnea, head shaking and spasmodic gaping.
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Several nematodes were present in the trachea, morphologically consistent with Syngamus species.
Nematodes of Syngamus species were present in the trachea and bronchi of the Harris hawk, and an unspecified coccidian species was detected by fecal flotation in the cecal contents of the Verreaux's eagle owl.