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threadworm

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

thread·worm

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

threadworm

(thrĕd′wûrm′)
n.

threadworm

1. Pinworm, see there.
2. Strongyloides stercoralis.

thread·worm

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

Threadworm

Any long, thin nematode worm.
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