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Noun jointworm has 1 sense
  1. strawworm, jointworm - larva of chalcid flies injurious to the straw of wheat and other grains
    --1 is a kind of larva
    --1 is a member of Chalcididae, family Chalcididae, Chalcidae, family Chalcidae

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Term: Jointworm

Definition: Jointworm refers to a type of small parasitic worm that infests the joints of animals, especially in livestock. It belongs to the genus Strongyloides and can cause various health issues in affected animals.

Sense 1: Noun - A small parasitic worm affecting the joints of animals.

Sample Sentence 1: The veterinarian diagnosed the lameness in the cow as a result of jointworm infestation.

Sample Sentence 2: Livestock farmers need to implement effective deworming strategies to prevent jointworm outbreaks.

Sense 2: Noun - A small worm-like creature that infests the joints of plants, causing damage and hindering growth.

Sample Sentence 1: The jointworms have severely affected the tomato plants in the garden, resulting in stunted growth.

Sample Sentence 2: To control the jointworm population, it is important to regularly inspect and treat the plants for any signs of infestation.

Sense 3: Adjective - Used to describe something popular among a specific group or locality.

Sample Sentence 1: The jointworm festival is a highly anticipated event among the local community.

Sample Sentence 2: This jointworm-inspired artwork captures the essence of the neighborhood's unique culture.

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