Par·​as·​ca·​ris (ˈ)par-ˈas-kə-rəs How to pronounce Parascaris (audio)
: a genus of nematode worms of the family Ascaridae including a large roundworm (P. equorum) that is parasitic in horses

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“Parascaris.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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