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.
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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.
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Syngamus laryngeus

The former name for Mammomonogamus laryngeus.
See also: Syngamus
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To the Editor: Mammonogamus laryngeus (Syngamus laryngeus) is a nematode parasite found in the larynx of tropical mammals (1), especially cattle and cats and occasionally humans (2).