common roundworm

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Noun1.common roundworm - intestinal parasite of humans and pigscommon roundworm - intestinal parasite of humans and pigs
nematode, nematode worm, roundworm - unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic
Ascaris, genus Ascaris - type genus of the family Ascaridae: roundworms with a three-lipped mouth
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a common roundworm of cats and dogs, all samples were also tested for Toxocara spp.
Severe and fatal central nervous system disease in humans caused by Baylisascaris procyonis, the common roundworm of raccoons: a review of current literature.
Baylisascaris procyonis (BP) is the common roundworm of raccoons (Procyon lotor).