Parascaris equorum

(redirected from Ascaris equorum)

Par·as·ca·ris e·quo·rum

(par-as'ka-ris ē-kwō'rŭm),
A large, heavy-bodied ascarid nematode extremely common in the small intestine of horses and other equids. Larvae may develop in humans or mice, but do not reach the adult stage.
Synonym(s): Ascaris equorum