- A genus of nematode hookworms that includes certain intestinal parasites.
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Nikita, surnamed Necator, with a sinister aptness of alliteration!
These properties distinguish it at once from Lactarius torminosus or necator, the only fungus which in any way resembles it.Mushroom Culture
But she dropped the information, "Necator," from her lips just loud enough to be heard by Razumov.