- infestation with ascarids, especially Ascaris lumbricoides.
Origin of ascariasis
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- infestation of the intestines with the roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides, causing abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, weight loss, etc
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- A disease caused by infestation with worms of the genus Ascaris.
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