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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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