Toxascaris

noun
Tox·​as·​ca·​ris | \täks-ˈas-kə-rəs \

Medical Definition of Toxascaris 

: a cosmopolitan genus of ascarid roundworms that infest the small intestine of the dog and cat and related wild animals

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