Ascarid



any nematode of the family Ascaridae; roundworm.
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noun
any parasitic nematode worm of the family Ascaridae, such as the common roundworm of man and pigs

ascarid as·ca·rid (ās’kə-rĭd)
n.
A worm of the family Ascarididae.
as’ca·rid adj.

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