tongue worm

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tongue worm

[′təŋ ‚wərm]
(invertebrate zoology)
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In the Austrian case of ocular linguatulosis, the pupil was not constricted pharmacologically prior to worm extraction, and the larval tongue worm escaped to the posterior chamber where its removal from a recess in the ciliary body required lens removal and vitrectomy.
serrata tongue worms, and children generally tend to have carefree contact with pet animals.
To the Editor: Pentastomids or tongue worms are a unique group of vermiform parasites, phylogenetically related to arthropods (1).