noun, plural as·car·i·des [a-skar-i-deez] /æˈskær ɪˌdiz/.
Origin of ascaris
Examples from the Web for ascaris
In the author's opinion, the most frequent causes of this complaint in puppies are round-worms (Ascaris marginata).Sporting Dogs|Frank Townend Barton
Treutler's drawing of Hamularia, as copied by Leuckart, looks like an Ascaris upside down.
A species of Ascaris and a Trichosoma (T. entomelas) are not uncommon in the intestines.
As that helminthologist had accurately surmised, the Ascaris delphini of Rudolphi must be regarded as identical with this species.
A slightly more complicated metamorphosis is common in the genera Ascaris and Strongylus.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour