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ascarid

[as-kuh-rid]
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noun
  1. any nematode of the family Ascaridae; roundworm.
  2. ascaris.
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Origin of ascarid

< New Latin Ascaridae. See ascaris, -idae
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British Dictionary definitions for ascarid

ascarid

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

C14: from New Latin ascaridae, from Greek askarides, plural of askaris
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ascarid in Medicine

ascarid

(ăskə-rĭd)
n.
  1. A worm of the family Ascarididae.
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Related formsasca•rid adj.
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