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  1. A genus of nematode hookworms including species that infect various carnivorous mammals, formerly including species now classified under the genera Ancylostoma and Necator.
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Examples from the Web for uncinaria

Historical Examples

  • Those of Uncinaria duodenalis measure about 30 by 50 ; of Uncinaria Americana, somewhat more.

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis

    James Campbell Todd