Parascaris

noun
Par·​as·​ca·​ris | \ (ˈ)par-ˈas-kə-rəs How to pronounce Parascaris (audio) \

Medical Definition of Parascaris

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Parascaris. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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