spiruroid

spi·ru·roid

(spī'rū-royd),
Common name for a member of the superfamily Spiruroidea.

spiruroid

roundworms of the order Spirurida. Includes the genera of Cyrnea, Draschia, Habronema, Hartertia, Mastophorus, Protospirura, Spirura, Streptopharagus.
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Results of a fecal flotation test with Sheather sugar solution revealed spiruroid eggs (Spiruroidea).
Eleven (73 percent) of the chirping frogs were found to be infected with spiruroid larvae resembling Abbreviata Travassos, 1920.
A postmortem examination of the dead bird revealed that it was emaciated and autolyzed, with the presumptive cause being numerous spiruroid nematodes of the genus Procyrnea in the gizzard.