9 Grammatical Pitfalls
hookworm disease n.
A disease resulting from infestation with hookworms and usually marked by abdominal discomfort, diarrhea, and anemia.
hookworm hook·worm (huk'wûrm')
Any of numerous small parasitic nematodes of the family Ancylostomatidae having hooked mouthparts with which they fasten themselves to the intestinal walls of various hosts, including humans.