strongyle

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strongyle

[′strän‚jīl]
(invertebrate zoology)
A monaxonic spicule rounded at each end.
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Among the gastro-intestinal nematodes of horses large strongyle infections were diagnosed with an infection rate of 58.
Unable to migrate further in arteries the young one of large strongyle become encased in pea-sized nodules.
Adult large strongyles live in the cecum and large intestine.
Use of broad spectrum anthelmintics like benzimidazoles and macrocyclic lactones has resulted in drastic reduction in worm populations of large strongyles (Konigova et al.
There may be hundreds of large strongyles in a horse, but usually there are thousands of small ones.
As with the large strongyles, horses become infested by these parasites through ingesting the infective third-stage larvae while grazing.

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