Syngamus laryngeus


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Syngamus laryngeus

infestation of the larynx with nematodes of the Syngamus genus causing cough, hemoptysis, foreign body sensation, and shortness of breath.

Syn·ga·mus la·ryn·ge·us

(sin'gă-mŭs lă-rin'jē-ŭs)
A tropical nematode that occasionally invades the larynx and trachea, causing cough, hemoptysis, foreign body sensation, and shortness of breath.

Syngamus laryngeus

The former name for Mammomonogamus laryngeus.
See also: Syngamus

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.