stomach worm


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stomach worm

n.
Any of various parasitic nematode worms that infest the stomachs of animals, especially Haemonchus contortus, a parasite of sheep and other ruminants.

stomach worm

n
(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 disease.
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