ascaris lumbricoides

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Ascaris lumbricoides Ascaris lum·bri·coi·des (lŭm'brĭ-koi'dēz)
n.
A common roundworm that is parasitic in the intestines of humans and that causes restlessness, fever, and sometimes diarrhea.

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