Definition of Genus Ascaris
1. Noun. Type genus of the family Ascaridae: roundworms with a three-lipped mouth.
Generic synonyms: Worm Genus
Group relationships: Ascaridae, Family Ascaridae
Member holonyms: Ascaris Lumbricoides, Common Roundworm
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ascaris
Literary usage of Genus Ascaris
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1. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"Probably most of these do not belong in the genus Ascaris in the strict sense and very likely not in the family of the ..."
2. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1839)
"Now, as the ascarides have been referred by Rudolphi to the genus ascaris, and to the genus oxyuris by Bremser, the characters of which are sufficiently ..."
3. The British and Foreign Medical Review: Or Quarterly Journal of Practical (1839)
"Three species of the genus ascaris inhabit the intestines of the human subject. The ascaris lumbricoides belongs to the first division, in which the body is ..."
4. The Horse, in the Stable and the Field: His Varieties, Management in Health by John Henry Walsh, James Irvine Lupton (1861)
"INTESTINAL WORMS in the horse are chiefly of two species, both belonging to the genus ascaris. Bots, as inhabiting the stomach, have already been described ..."
5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1897)
"... taken from a depth of 1385 meters,3-6 percent.of carbonic acid gas and oxygen in the large amount of 73-85 per cent, were found. The genus Ascaris. ..."