Ascarides



any parasitic roundworm of the genus Ascaris, found in the human small intestine and causing colic and diarrhea.
Historical Examples

The symptoms are those of ascarides, but I could not persuade him to take medicine therefor.
The Funny Side of Physic A. D. Crabtre

Not only ascarides, but also tape and thread worms (Taenia and Filaria), are to be constantly contended with.
The Highlands of Ethiopia William Cornwallis Harris

The child which has ascarides lumbricoides in its stomach is not necessarily ill.
Animal Parasites and Messmates P. J. Van Beneden

The tnia is of rare occurrence when compared with the lumbrici or ascarides, but more difficult to remove.
Mrs. Hale’s Receipts for the Million Sarah Josepha Hale

As stated in my paper, the whole intestinal tract of the dead bird was crowded with these ascarides.
Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold

In ascarides, gonorrha, and some affections of the lower bowels and bladder, when the stomach rejects the balsam.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

In ascarides, especially when occurring in childhood; the quantity used being proportionately lessened.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

A little later in life children are liable to ascarides or seat worms, called by some “pin worms.”
Plain Talks on Avoided Subjects Henry Newell Guernsey

Ascaris As·ca·ris (ās’kə-rĭs)
n.
A genus of large roundworms parasitic in the small intestine of humans and other vertebrates.

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