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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Because of the overlap in geographic distribution, pathogenesis and clinical presentation of Baylisascaris procyonis and Toxocara spp., a common roundworm of cats and dogs, all samples were also tested for Toxocara spp.
The company said EMVERM is indicated for the treatment of Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm), Trichuris trichiura (whipworm), Ascaris lumbricoides (common roundworm), Ancylostoma duodenale (common hookworm), Necator americanus (American hookworm) in single or mixed infections.
Severe and fatal central nervous system disease in humans caused by Baylisascaris procyonis, the common roundworm of raccoons: a review of current literature.