Tox·​as·​ca·​ris täks-ˈas-kə-rəs How to pronounce Toxascaris (audio)
: a cosmopolitan genus of ascarid roundworms that infest the small intestine of the dog and cat and related wild animals

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“Toxascaris.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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