Angiostrongylus

(ăn″jē-ō-stron′jĭ-lŭs)

[angio- + Gr. strongylos, round]
A genus of roundworms that can cause eosinophilic meningitis in humans. Species include A. cantonensis and A. costaricensis.
SEE: lungworm; SEE: rat lungworm

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