Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Syngamus trachea

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_3074


Greek: syn = together, gamein = copulating (since the worms are mostly found in constant copula).


Species of the nematode family Syngamidae; worms live in the trachea (Fig. 1, page 1346).
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