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roundworm

noun round·worm \ˈrand-ˌwərm\

: a small worm with a long, round body that lives inside the bodies of people and animals

Full Definition of ROUNDWORM

:  nematode; also :  a related round-bodied unsegmented worm (as a spiny-headed worm) as distinguished from a flatworm

First Known Use of ROUNDWORM

1565
ROUNDWORM Defined for Kids

roundworm

noun round·worm \ˈrand-ˌwərm\

Definition of ROUNDWORM for Kids

:  a worm that has a round body with no segments and is sometimes a serious parasite of people and animals
Medical Dictionary

roundworm

noun round·worm \ˈran-ˌdwərm\

Medical Definition of ROUNDWORM

:  nematode; also :  a related round-bodied unsegmented worm (as an acanthocephalan) as distinguished from a flatworm

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