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Related to Strongyloides stercoralis: Trichinella spiralis, Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura

thread·worm

 (thrĕd′wûrm′)
n.

threadworm

(ˈθrɛdˌwɜːm)
n
(Animals) any of various nematodes, esp the pinworm

thread•worm

(ˈθrɛdˌwɜrm)

n.
any of various nematode worms, esp. a pinworm.
[1795–1805]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.threadworm - small threadlike worm infesting human intestines and rectum especially in childrenthreadworm - small threadlike worm infesting human intestines and rectum especially in children
nematode, nematode worm, roundworm - unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic
Translations

threadworm

[ˈθredwɜːm] Nlombriz f intestinal
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