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ascarid

[as-kuh-rid] /ˈæs kə rɪd/
noun
1.
any nematode of the family Ascaridae; roundworm.
2.
Origin
< Neo-Latin Ascaridae. See ascaris, -idae
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British Dictionary definitions for ascarid

ascarid

/ˈæskərɪd/
noun
1.
any parasitic nematode worm of the family Ascaridae, such as the common roundworm of man and pigs
Word Origin
C14: from New Latin ascaridae, from Greek askarides, plural of askaris
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ascarid in Medicine

ascarid as·ca·rid (ās'kə-rĭd)
n.
A worm of the family Ascarididae.


as'ca·rid adj.
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