medical Definition of anisakis
- Raw and undercooked fish can contain larvae of a roundworm, called anisakis.
- —The Contra Costa Times (California), 22 Oct. 2007
anisakidplay \ˌa-nə-ˈsā-kəd\ 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