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ascaris

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noun as·ca·ris \ˈas-kə-rəs\

Medical Definition of ascaris

  1. 1 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

  2. 2plural as·car·i·des \ə-ˈskar-ə-ˌdēz\play :  ascarid




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