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Uncinaria

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noun Un·ci·nar·ia \ ˌən(t)-sə-ˈnar-ē-ə \

medical Definition of Uncinaria

:a genus of hookworms of the family Ancylostomatidae that are parasites of carnivorous mammals and includes one (U. stenocephala) infecting dogs, foxes, cats, and rarely humans

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