Stomach worm - definition of stomach worm by The Free Dictionary
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Any of various parasitic nematode worms that infest the stomachs of animals, especially Haemonchus contortus, a parasite of sheep and other ruminants.
(Animals) any of various nematode worms that are parasitic in the stomach of mammals, esp Haemonchus contortus, which infests sheep: family Trichostrongylidae
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Mohammad Riaz Malik said that children of the age of two years would be vaccinated while those up to the age of five would be given tablets to treat stomach worm
Inhibition of bovine T lymphocyte responses by extracts of the stomach worm
In comparison, the maximum protection offered by the conventional injectable is 35 days for stomach worm
and 42 days for lungworm.
Fetterer's hope is that what is learned about the barberpole worm's key weaknesses will also apply to some other nematode parasites, like the brown stomach worm
, Ostertagia ostertagi.