roundworm


round·worm

noun \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

round·worm

noun \ˈran-ˌdwərm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ROUNDWORM

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

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