You searched for: “ascarid
A parasitic nematoid worm; especially, the roundworm, Ascaris lumbricoides, often occurring in the human intestines, and allied species found in domestic animals.

The term is also commonly applied to the pinworm (Oxyuris), which is often troublesome to children and elderly people.

This entry is located in the following unit: ascari-, ascarid- + (page 1)
(Greek: worm; maw-worm; intestinal worm)