- 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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Those of Uncinaria duodenalis measure about 30 by 50 ; of Uncinaria Americana, somewhat more.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis
James Campbell Todd