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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Unsegmented member of the Vermes family with elongated circular body pointed at both ends; Infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches.

Usage examples (34)
  • OK, so they're everywhere, they're huge, and they're spreading the raccoon roundworm, which is blinding and brain damaging everyone!
  • The most common worm infections are soil-transmitted helminths, such as roundworm, whipworm and hookworm, and schistosomiasis.
  • This medicine works for pinworm, hookworm, and roundworm
  • A few hookworm eggs survive, and there is high survival of roundworm eggs. for more
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