gnathostome gnathostome

Definition(s):

  • (n) a vertebrate animal possessing true jaws

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  • Parasite in Live Asian Swamp Eels May Cause Human Illness

    Contact Information: Gail Moede Rogall ( Phone: 608-270-2438 ); Marisa Lubeck ( Phone: 303-202-4765 ); Raw or undercooked Asian swamp eels could transmit a parasitic infection called gnathostomiasis to consumers. U.S. Geological Survey scientists found parasitic worms known as gnathostomes in Asian swamp eels collected between 2010 and 2012 from ethnic food markets and in Florida waters where ...
    on March 13, 2014     Source: USGS

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