Ascaridae


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Noun1.Ascaridae - large roundworms parasitic in intestines of vertebratesAscaridae - large roundworms parasitic in intestines of vertebrates
worm family - a family of worms
Aschelminthes, Nematoda, phylum Aschelminthes, phylum Nematoda - unsegmented worms: roundworms; threadworms; eelworms
Ascaris, genus Ascaris - type genus of the family Ascaridae: roundworms with a three-lipped mouth
Ascaridia, genus Ascaridia - roundworm having a preanal sucker
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Este parasito pertenece a la familia Ascaridae y al genero Toxocara y se localiza en el intestino delgado del perro y el zorro (Soulsby, 1965).
Los vermes del genero Toxocara pertenecen a la familia Ascaridae y existen varias especies, siendo las mas daninas para el hombre Toxocara canis y Toxocara cati [5].
Large Roundworm--A common name referring to various species of roundworms belonging to the family Ascaridae, which parasitize humans, domestic livestock, and birds.