plural noun
As·​car·​i·​di·​na | \ əˌskarəˈdīnə \

Definition of Ascaridina

: a suborder of Rhabditida comprising comparatively large nematode worms without a stylet and parasitic in arthropods, mollusks, and vertebrates including human beings — compare ascaris

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History and Etymology for Ascaridina

New Latin, from Ascarid-, Ascaris + -ina

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“Ascaridina.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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