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as•ca•ris

(ˈæs kə rɪs)

n., pl. as•car•i•des (æˈskær ɪˌdiz)
any intestinal parasitic roundworm of the genus Ascaris, esp. the species causing colic and diarrhea in humans.
[1375–1425; late Middle English ascarides (pl.) < Medieval Latin < Greek ascarís intestinal worm]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ascaris - type genus of the family Ascaridae: roundworms with a three-lipped mouthAscaris - type genus of the family Ascaridae: roundworms with a three-lipped mouth
worm genus - a genus of worms
Ascaridae, family Ascaridae - large roundworms parasitic in intestines of vertebrates
Ascaris lumbricoides, common roundworm - intestinal parasite of humans and pigs
Translations

ascaris

n. Ascaris, género de parásitos que se aloja en el intestino de animales vertebrados.