What does Ascaris mean?

Ascaris meaning in General Dictionary

the nature genus associated with family Ascaridae roundworms with a three lipped mouth

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  • type genus for the household Ascaridae: roundworms with a three-lipped lips

Ascaris meaning in Medical Dictionary

Intestinal roundworms. Disease with ascaris is known as ascariasis.

Sentence Examples with the word Ascaris

The most common human parasite is the Ascaris lumbricoides or round worm, found chiefly in children and occupying the upper portion of the intestine.

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