Medical Dictionary

Ancylostoma

noun An·cy·los·to·ma \ˌaŋ-ki-ˈläs-tə-mə, ˌan(t)-sə-\

Medical Definition of ANCYLOSTOMA

:  the type genus of the family Ancylostomatidae comprising hookworms that have buccal teeth resembling hooks and are intestinal parasites of mammals including humans—compare necator
April 25, 2015
lissome Hear it
nimble or easily flexed
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