Prosthogonimus macrorchis

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Prosthogonimus macrorchis

A digenetic trematode (family Prosthogonimidae) located in the oviduct and bursa fabricii of poultry in North America, particularly common in states bordering the Great lakes.

Origin: G. Prosthe, in front of, _ gonos, seed, offspring; macro-_ orchis, testicle