family Ancylostomatidae


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Noun1.family Ancylostomatidae - hookwormsfamily Ancylostomatidae - hookworms        
worm family - a family of worms
Aschelminthes, Nematoda, phylum Aschelminthes, phylum Nematoda - unsegmented worms: roundworms; threadworms; eelworms
hookworm - parasitic bloodsucking roundworms having hooked mouth parts to fasten to the intestinal wall of human and other hosts
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The Phylum Acanthocephala (81.0%), Family Trichuridae (78.6%) and Family Ancylostomatidae (35.7%) were the most prevalent endoparasite taxa found in the maned wolf scats (see Table 1).

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