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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.

as·ca·rid

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

ascarid

/as·ca·rid/ (as´kah-rid) any of the phasmid nematodes of the Ascaridoidea, which includes the genera Ascaridia, Ascaris, and Toxocara.

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.

ascarid

any of the phasmid nematodes of the Ascaridoidea, which includes the genera Ascaris, Parascaris, Toxocara and Toxascaris.

ascarid infection
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