Medical Definition of anisakis
2plural 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
anisakid\ˌa-nə-ˈsā-kəd\ play noun The anisakids are likely to be about the size of a straight pin, but somewhat coiled.—Harvard Medical School Health Letter, March 1989 The most common culprits they see in marine fish are anisakid roundworm larvae.—Claire Panosian Dunavan, Discover, March 2009
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