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ascarid

 [as´kah-rid]
any of the phasmid nematodes of the Ascaridoidea, which includes the genera Ascaridia, Ascaris, Toxocara, and Toxascaris.
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as·ca·rid

(as'kă-rid),
1. A general name for any nematode of the family Ascarididae.
2. Pertaining to such nematodes.
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ascarid

(ăs′kə-rĭd)
n.
Any of various nematode worms of the order Ascaridida, especially those in the superfamily Ascaridoidea, including the common intestinal parasite Ascaris lumbricoides.
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