meningeal

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Related to meningeal worm: Parelaphostrongylus tenuis

me·nin·ge·al

 (mə-nĭn′jē-əl)
adj.
Of or affecting the meninges.
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Adj.1.meningeal - relating to the meningesmeningeal - relating to the meninges    
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me·nin·ge·al

a. meníngeo-a, rel. a las meninges.
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In all instances, moose faced increasing densities of deer with meningeal worm and cases of moose sickness were routinely documented (Lankester et al.
Camelid owners have been controlling meningeal worm by regularly deworming their alpacas and llamas.
11:40 AM ASPECTS OF MENINGEAL WORM (PARELAPHOSTRONGYLUS TENUIS)
A parasite of growing concern, especially on the eastern coast of the United States, is the meningeal worm. The natural host is the white-tailed deer.
The meningeal worm is a migrating parasite that is at risk to any llama living in areas inhabited by white tailed deer.
"I guess the biggest concern that we've got--and one that we don't really have any control over--is the potential for the meningeal worm, or the brainworm, to cause a problem," Maehr said.
Gastropod intermediate hosts of the meningeal worm Parelaphostrongylus tenuis in Pennsylvania: observations on their ecology.
We review long-term records from KD to better understand the importance of landscape-level forest disturbances, climate, predators, and pathogens including the meningeal worm (Parelaphostrongylus tenuis) in determining historical trends in deer and moose populations.
Parelaphostrongylus tenuis, the meningeal worm is a nematode parasite that of white-tailed deer (1).
The best-known of these is the meningeal worm (Parelaphostrongylus tenuis), a nematode long implicated as a limiting factor of moose populations (Lankester 2001, 2010).
Elk as a potential host for meningeal worm: implications for translocation.