Ancylostoma

noun
An·​cy·​los·​to·​ma | \ ˌaŋ-ki-ˈläs-tə-mə , ˌan(t)-sə- \

Medical 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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