Ancylostoma braziliense


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Ancylostoma

 [an″sĭ-los´to-mah]
a genus of parasitic hookworms.
Ancylostoma america´num Necator americanus.
Ancylostoma brazilien´se a species parasitic in dogs and cats in tropical and subtropical regions; its larvae may cause a creeping eruption in humans.
Ancylostoma cani´num the common hookworm of dogs and cats.
Ancylostoma duodena´le a common hookworm parasitic in the human small intestine.

An·cy·los·to·ma bra·zi·li·en'se

a species characterized by one pair of ventral buccal teeth, normally an intestinal parasite of dogs and cats but also found in humans as a cause of human cutaneous larva migrans.

An·cy·los·to·ma bra·zi·li·ense

(an'si-lo-stō'mă bră-zil-ē-en'sē)
A nematode species characterized by one pair of ventral buccal teeth, normally an intestinal parasite of dogs and cats but also found in humans as a cause of human cutaneous larva migrans.

Ancylostoma braziliense

A species of hookworm that infests dogs and cats and may cause cutaneous larva migrans in humans.
See: larva migrans, cutaneous
See also: Ancylostoma
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Comparative studies on Ancylostoma braziliense and Ancylostoma ceylanicum I.