Ternidens

Ternidens

(Ter'nē-denz),
Nematode genus found in the intestine of several simian species in Africa, India, and Indonesia, and in humans in parts of Africa; differentiated from hookworms by the anteriorly directed buccal capsule guarded by a double crown of stout bristles; ternidens inhabit the wall of the large bowel, where they may produce cystic nodules.

Ter·ni·dens

(tĕr'nĕ-denz)
Nematode genus found in the intestine of several simian species in Africa, India, and Indonesia, and in humans in parts of Africa; differentiated from hookworms by the anteriorly directed buccal capsule guarded by a double crown of stout bristles; they inhabit the wall of the large bowel, where they may produce cystic nodules.

Ternidens

a genus of strongylid worms in the family Chabertiidae.

Ternidens deminatus
found in the large intestine of primates and occasionally humans. They cause anemia and the development of nodules in the intestinal wall similar to those of Oesophagostomum spp.
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