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Synonyms for tongue worm
wormlike arthropod having two pairs of hooks at the sides of the mouth
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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.
Linguatulosis is a rare zoonotic parasitic disease resulting from invasion of the body by wormlike parasites of the genus Linguatula, also known as tongue worms
Pentastomiasis, also known as 'tongue worm
' infestation or porocephalosis, is a parasitic zoonosis endemic to western and central Africa.
Kiricephalus coarctatus (Pentastomida, tongue worm
) is known to utilize snakes as both second intermediate and definitive hosts throughout Central and North America (Riley & Self 1980).
serrata tongue worm
. The cuticular rings and the spicules at the posterior margins of the cuticle rings are also characteristic for this parasite (14).