Ascaridoidea

plural noun
As·​car·​i·​doi·​dea | \ -ˈdȯidēə \

Definition of Ascaridoidea

: a superfamily of Ascaridina comprising polymyarian nematodes (as Ascaris and Heterakis) with cervical papillae and the esophagus highly muscular

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History and Etymology for Ascaridoidea

New Latin, from Ascarid-, Ascaris + -oidea

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“Ascaridoidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ascaridoidea. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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