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threadworm

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

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

(thrĕd′wûrm′)
n.
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threadworm

1. Pinworm, see there.
2. Strongyloides stercoralis.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

thread·worm

(thred'wŏrm)
Common name for species of the genus Strongyloides; sometimes applied to any of the smaller parasitic nematodes.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Threadworm

Any long, thin nematode worm.
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