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Necator

[ nĭ-kātər ]
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n.
A genus of nematode hookworms that includes certain intestinal parasites.
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How to use Necator in a sentence

  • But she dropped the information, "Necator," from her lips just loud enough to be heard by Razumov.

    Under Western Eyes|Joseph Conrad
  • These properties distinguish it at once from Lactarius torminosus or necator, the only fungus which in any way resembles it.

    Mushroom Culture|W. Robinson
  • Nikita, surnamed Necator, with a sinister aptness of alliteration!

    Under Western Eyes|Joseph Conrad
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