Toxocara

noun

Tox·​o·​cara ˌtäk-sə-ˈkar-ə How to pronounce Toxocara (audio)
: a genus of nematode worms of the family Ascaridae including the common ascarids (T. canis and T. cati) of the dog and cat

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“Toxocara.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Toxocara. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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