ancylostoma duodenale

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Ancylostoma duodenale Ancylostoma du·o·de·na·le (dōō'ō-də-nā'lē, dyōō'ō-)
n.
A species of hookworm widespread in temperate areas that can infest the small intestine of humans, causing ancylostomiasis.

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