Definition of Tongueworm. Meaning of Tongueworm. Synonyms of Tongueworm

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Tongueworm. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Tongueworm and, of course, Tongueworm synonyms and on the right images related to the word Tongueworm.

Definition of Tongueworm

Tongueworm
Tongueworm Tongue"worm`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of Linguatulina.

Meaning of Tongueworm from wikipedia

- The Pentastomida are an enigmatic group of parasitic arthropods commonly known as tongue worms due to the resemblance of the species of the genus Linguatula...
- Linguatula serrata is a cosmopolitan zoonotic parasite, belonging to the tongueworm order Pentastomida. They are wormlike parasites of the respiratory systems...
- like a dog or jackal, and the species is sometimes known as the dog tongueworm for this reason. More generally, linguatulosis can be considered a form...