Necator

noun
Ne·​ca·​tor | \ nə-ˈkāt-ər How to pronounce Necator (audio) \

Medical Definition of Necator

: a genus of common hookworms that have buccal teeth resembling flat plates, that include internal parasites of humans and various other mammals, and that are probably of African origin though first identified in North America — compare ancylostoma

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“Necator.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Necator. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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