As·​ca·​rid·​ia ˌas-kə-ˈrid-ē-ə How to pronounce Ascaridia (audio)
: a genus of nematode worms of the family Ascaridae that include an important intestinal parasite (A. galli) of some domestic fowl and especially the chicken and that are distinguished from other ascarids by the presence of a preanal sucker

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“Ascaridia.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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