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Search Results for: hookworm

Hookworm

Definition noun, plural: hookworms (1) A blood-sucking nematode, with hooked mouth parts used for fastening to the... Read More

Necatoriasis

Definition noun (parasitology) Infestation with Necator hookworms Supplement Necatoriasis is an infestation (or infection)... Read More

Ancylostoma duodenale

Definition noun A hookworm species of humans and regarded as the old world hookworm of man Supplement Ancylostoma duodenale... Read More

Necator americanus

Definition noun A parasitic worm of humans and other animals and is regarded as the New World hookworm Supplement Necator... Read More

Ancylostomiasis

Definition noun A disease caused by Ancylostoma hookworm infestation in humans and certain... Read More

Ancylostoma

Definition noun A genus belonging to the family of Ancylostomatidae which is a family of nematodes that includes the... Read More

Nematode

Definition noun, plural: nematodes An unsegmented worm belonging to the phylum Nematoda; also called... Read More

Nematoda

Definition noun (taxonomy) A phylum comprised of roundworms characterized mainly by their smooth, cylindrical, thread-like... Read More