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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small stringlike animal infesting human intestines and rectum especially in children.

Usage examples (11)
  • This medicine works against hookworm, whipworm, roundworm, pinworm (threadworm), and another worm called Strongyloides.
  • Imagine a scientifically-minded threadworm to inhabit a page of
  • Th. Boveri, studying the development of a threadworm, made the interesting discovery that this differentiation began at the first division.
  • By bringing his imagination into play, the reader will realize that there is no limit to the backward continuity of this germ-plasm in the threadworm. for more
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