Ancylostoma


An·cy·los·to·ma

noun \ˌaŋ-ki-ˈläs-tə-mə, ˌan(t)-sə-\

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

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