hab·ro·ne·mi·a·sis .hab-rə-nē-'mī-ə-səs n, pl -a·ses -.sēz infestation with or disease caused by roundworms of the genus Habronema and characterized in the horse by gastric tumors and inflammation or by summer sores

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hab·ro·ne·mi·a·sis (hab″ro-ne-miґə-sis) infection of a horse with a nematode of the family Habronematidae. Habronema muscae and H. microstoma in the stomach can cause a mild catarrhal type of gastritis. Draschia megastoma causes gastric habronemiasis. Any of these species can also cause cutaneous habronemiasis.

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