lungworm(redirected from lungworm disease)
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any parasitic worm that invades the lungs, such as Paragonimus westermani in humans.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Any of various nematode worms of the order Strongylida that are parasitic in the lungs of mammals.
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lungwormAny one of various parasitic worms that can affect the lungs in the course of their life cycles.
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