mawworm

noun

maw·​worm ˈmȯ-ˌwərm How to pronounce mawworm (audio)
: a parasitic worm of the stomach or intestine
especially : a parasitic nematode

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“Mawworm.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mawworm. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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