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as•ca•ris



Pronunciation: (as'ku-ris), [key]
n.,
pl. as•car•i•desPronunciation: (a-skar'i-dēz"). [key]

any parasitic roundworm of the genus Ascaris, found in the human small intestine and causing colic and diarrhea. Also,ascarid.

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