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A nematode worm (Syngamus trachea) that infects the trachea of certain birds and causes gapes.
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(Animals) a parasitic nematode worm, Syngamus trachea, that lives in the trachea of birds and causes gapes in domestic fowl: family Syngamidae
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a nematode, Syngamus trachea, that causes gapes.
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