American Society of Civil Engineers
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- Ascaris lumbricoides
ascaris lumbricoides Ascaris lumbricoides Ascaris lum·bri·coi·des (lŭm’brĭ-koi’dēz) n. A common roundworm that is parasitic in the intestines of humans and that causes restlessness, fever, and sometimes diarrhea.
- Aschheim-zondek test
a test used to detect whether a woman is pregnant by noting the effect on the ovaries of an immature mouse or rabbit injected with her urine.
- Aschoff body
any of the spindleshaped nodules found in heart tissue and associated with the myocarditis of rheumatic fever. Aschoff body Asch·off body (āsh’ôf’, ä’shôf’) n. A granulomatous inflammation characteristic of acute rheumatic carditis, consisting of fibrinoid changes in connective tissue and lymphocytes.