lumbricoid


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lumbricoid

 [lum´brĭ-koid]
resembling an earthworm; said of ascarids, or intestinal roundworms.

lum·bri·coid

(lŭm'bri-koyd),
1. Denoting or resembling a roundworm, especially Ascaris lumbricoides.
See also: scolecoid (2), vermiform. Synonym(s): lumbrical, lumbricus (1)
2. Obsolete common name for Ascaris lumbricoides.
[L. lumbricus, earthworm, + G. eidos, resemblance]

lumbricoid

/lum·bri·coid/ (-koid) resembling an earthworm; said particularly of Ascaris lumbricoides.

lumbricoid

adjective
(1) Worm-like, vermiform. 
(2) Ascarid-like (after Ascaris lumbricoides).

lum·bri·coid

(lŭm'bri-koyd)
Denoting or resembling a roundworm, especially Ascaris lumbricoides.
See also: vermiform
[L. lumbricus, earthworm, + G. eidos, resemblance]

lumbricoid

resembling the earthworm; designating the ascaris, or intestinal roundworms.