anisakis

noun
an·​i·​sa·​kis | \ˌa-nə-ˈsā-kəs \

Medical Definition of anisakis 

1 capitalized : a genus of nematode worms (family Anisakidae) that are parasitic in fish and mammals and that include one (Anisakis simplex) which causes anisakiasis

2 plural anisakis : a nematode of the genus Anisakis Raw and undercooked fish can contain larvae of a roundworm, called anisakis.The Contra Costa Times (California), 22 Oct. 2007

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