Dracunculus medinensis


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Noun1.Dracunculus medinensis - parasitic roundworm of India and Africa that lives in the abdomen or beneath the skin of humans and other vertebratesDracunculus medinensis - parasitic roundworm of India and Africa that lives in the abdomen or beneath the skin of humans and other vertebrates
nematode, nematode worm, roundworm - unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic
Dracunculus, genus Dracunculus - type genus of the family Dracunculidae
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Guinea-worm disease, according to World Health Organization (WHO) is caused by the parasitic worm Dracunculus medinensis.
Guinea worm disease is an infection caused by the parasite Dracunculus Medinensis.
Dracunculiasis is a helminth parasitosis caused by a nematode worm, Dracunculus medinensis commonly called Guinea Worm or Medina Worm.
html) treatment of a parasitic worm called Dracunculus medinensis, which doctors would remove from a patient's skin by making an incision and slowly winding the creature on a wooden stick.
Dracunculiasis (Guinea worm disease) is caused by Dracunculus medinensis, a parasitic worm.