Definition of strongyloid in English:

strongyloid

adjective

  • Resembling or characteristic of a strongyle; specifically of or relating to the nematode family Strongyloididae (order Rhabditida), which comprises the genus Strongyloides and related forms.

noun

  • A strongyloid worm or parasite.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From scientific Latin Strongylus + -oid.

Pronunciation

strongyloid

/ˈstrɒndʒɪlɔɪd/ /ˈstrɒndʒ(ə)lɔɪd/