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Ancylostomatidae(ang″kĭ-lō″stō″mat′ĭ-dē, an″sĭ-) [ Ancyclostoma + -idae]
A family of nematodes belonging to the suborder Strongylata. It includes the genera Ancylostoma and Necator.
a family of nematode parasites having teeth or two ventrolateral cutting plates at the entrance to a large buccal capsule, and small teeth at its base; the hookworms.