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Necator Ne·ca·tor (nĭ-kā'tər)
A genus of nematode hookworms that includes certain intestinal parasites.

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  • But she dropped the information, "necator," from her lips just loud enough to be heard by Razumov.

    Under Western Eyes Joseph Conrad
  • Nikita, surnamed necator, with a sinister aptness of alliteration!

    Under Western Eyes Joseph Conrad
  • These properties distinguish it at once from Lactarius torminosus or necator, the only fungus which in any way resembles it.

    Mushroom Culture W. Robinson

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