Trichostrongylus

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Trichostrongylus

 [trik″o-stron´jĭ-lus]
a genus of nematode parasites found in the intestines of humans and other animals; see trichostrongyliasis.

Trichostrongylus

(trik'ō-stron'ji-lŭs),
The hairworm, or bankrupt or black scour worm; an economically important genus (about 30 species) of small slender nematodes (family Trichostrongylidae) that inhabit the small intestine, in some cases the stomach, of a variety of herbivorous animals and gallinaceous birds. They burrow into the mucosa and suck blood; in large numbers they do serious damage, especially to young hosts.
[tricho- + G. strongylos, round]

Trichostrongylus

/Tricho·stron·gy·lus/ (-stron´jĭ-lus) a genus of nematodes parasitic in animals and humans.

Trichostrongylus

[trik′ōstron′jiləs]
Etymology: Gk, thrix + strongylos
a genus of roundworm, some species of which are parasitic to humans, such as T. orientalis. See also trichostrongyliasis.

Trichostrongylus

a genus of nematode parasites belonging to the family Trichostrongylidae, which infects animals and humans.

Trichostrongylus affinis
found in the small intestine of rabbits, occasionally in sheep.
Trichostrongylus axei
found in the abomasum of cattle, sheep, goats, deer, antelope and in the stomach of pigs, horses, donkeys and rarely humans.
Trichostrongylus capricola
found in the small intestine of sheep and goats.
Trichostrongylus colubriformis
found in the small intestine, sometimes abomasum also, in cattle, sheep, goat, antelope, camel. Also recorded in pig, human, dog and rabbit.
Trichostrongylus drepanoformis
found in the small intestine of sheep.
Trichostrongylus falculatus
found in the small intestine of sheep, goat and antelopes.
Trichostrongylus hamatus
found in the intestine of sheep and steinbok.
Trichostrongylus longispicularis
found in sheep and cattle.
Trichostrongylus orientalis
found in the small intestine of humans and rarely sheep.
Trichostrongylus probolurus
found in the small intestine of sheep, goats, camels and rarely humans.
Trichostrongylus retortaeformis
found in the small intestines of rabbits, hares.
Trichostrongylus rugatus
found in the small intestines of sheep and goats.
Trichostrongylus skrjabini
found in sheep, moufflon, roe deer.
Trichostrongylus tenuis
found in the small intestine and ceca of domestic and wild birds.
Trichostrongylus vitrinus
found in the small intestine of sheep, goats, deer, and occasionally in pigs, rabbits, camels and humans.
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