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ascarid

noun as·ca·rid \ˈas-kə-rəd\

Definition of ASCARID

:  any of a family (Ascaridae) of nematode worms that includes the common roundworm (Ascaris lumbricoides) parasitic in the human intestine

Origin of ASCARID

ultimately from Late Latin ascarid-, ascaris intestinal worm, from Greek askarid-, askaris, probably by back-formation from askarizein to jump, throb, alteration of skarizein, from skairein to gambol
First Known Use: 14th century
Medical Dictionary

ascarid

noun as·ca·rid \ˈas-kə-rəd\

Medical Definition of ASCARID

:  a nematode worm of the family Ascaridae
ascarid adjective

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