noun \ˈas-kə-rəs\
plural as·car·i·des \a-ˈska-rə-ˌdēz\

Definition of ASCARIS

:  ascarid

First Known Use of ASCARIS

14th century


noun \ˈas-kə-rəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ASCARIS

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
plural as·car·i·des \ə-ˈskar-ə-ˌdēz\ : ascarid


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