lungworms

Nematodes that inhabit the air passages of animals, chiefly in the family Metastrongylidae (or Protostrongylidae). See Aelurostrongylus, Crenosoma vulpis, Metastrongylus, Muellerius capillaris.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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