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ascaris

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noun as·ca·ris \ˈas-kə-rəs\

Definition of ascaris

plural

ascarides

play \a-ˈska-rə-ˌdēz\
  1. :  ascarid



14th Century

First Known Use of ascaris

14th century


Medical Dictionary

ascaris

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noun as·ca·ris \ˈas-kə-rəs\

Medical Definition of ascaris

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of Ascaridae comprising nematode worms having a 3-lipped mouth, resembling earthworms in size and superficial appearance, and including one (A. lumbricoides) parasitic in the human intestine

  2. 2plural ascarides \ə-ˈskar-ə-ˌdēz\play :  ascarid




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