plural noun Het·er·aki·dae

Definition of Heterakidae

  1. :  a somewhat variably limited family comprising nematode worms with three lips, a small buccal capsule, and usually a posterior esophageal bulb and sometimes being included in the family Ascaridae — see heterakis

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Origin and Etymology of heterakidae

New Latin, from Heterakis, type genus + -idae

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a brief usually trivial fact

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