Ascaridae

noun
large roundworms parasitic in intestines of vertebrates
Syn: ↑family Ascaridae
Hypernyms: ↑worm family
Member Holonyms: ↑Nematoda, ↑phylum Nematoda, ↑Aschelminthes, ↑phylum Aschelminthes
Member Meronyms: ↑Ascaris, ↑genus Ascaris, ↑Ascaridia, ↑genus Ascaridia

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\\əˈskarəˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Ascarid-, Ascaris type genus + -idae
: a large family of nematode worms (superfamily Ascaridoidea) usually parasitic in the intestines of vertebrates, of large size, and having three well-developed lips and a simple cylindrical esophagus — see ascaridia, ascaris

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  • Ascaridae — n. a natural family of large roundworms parasitic in intestines of vertebrates. Syn: family {Ascaridae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ascarĭdae — Ascarĭdae, Ascăris, s. Spulwürmer …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Ascaridae — Former spelling for Ascarididae. * * * As·car·i·dae ə skar ə .dē n pl a family of large nematode worms (superfamily Ascaridoidea) that are usu. parasitic in the intestines of vertebrates, have three well developed lips and a simple cylindrical… …   Medical dictionary

  • ascaridae — as·car·i·dae …   English syllables

  • family Ascaridae — noun large roundworms parasitic in intestines of vertebrates • Syn: ↑Ascaridae • Hypernyms: ↑worm family • Member Holonyms: ↑Nematoda, ↑phylum Nematoda, ↑Aschelminthes, ↑phylu …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ascaris — noun type genus of the family Ascaridae: roundworms with a three lipped mouth • Syn: ↑genus Ascaris • Hypernyms: ↑worm genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ascaridae, ↑family Ascaridae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Ascaris — noun type genus of the family Ascaridae: roundworms with a three lipped mouth • Syn: ↑Ascaris • Hypernyms: ↑worm genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ascaridae, ↑family Ascaridae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • ascarid — /as keuh rid/, n. 1. any nematode of the family Ascaridae; roundworm. 2. ascaris. [ < NL Ascaridae. See ASCARIS, IDAE] * * * …   Universalium

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