threadworm

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threadworm

 [thred´werm]
any long slender nematode, such as members of the genera Capillaria and Enterobius.

thread·worm

(thred'wŏrm),
Common name for species of the genus Strongyloides; sometimes applied to any of the smaller parasitic nematodes.

threadworm

/thread·worm/ (thred´werm) any long slender nematode, especially Enterobius vermicularis.

threadworm

(thrĕd′wûrm′)
n.

threadworm

See Enterobius vermicularis, Acanthocheilonema perstans.

threadworm

1. Pinworm, see there.
2. Strongyloides stercoralis.

thread·worm

(thred'wŏrm)
Common name for species of the genus Strongyloides; sometimes applied to any of the smaller parasitic nematodes.

Threadworm

Any long, thin nematode worm.
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threadworm

any nematode worm.

abdominal threadworm
setariaequina.