Definition of Ascarid

1. n. A parasitic nematoid worm, espec. the roundworm, Ascaris lumbricoides, often occurring in the human intestine, and allied species found in domestic animals; also commonly applied to the pinworm (Oxyuris), often troublesome to children and aged persons.



Definition of Ascarid

1. Noun. (biology) Any phasmid nematode of the family ''Ascaridae'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ascarid

1. a parasitic worm [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ascarid

1. Origin: NL. Ascaris, fr. Gr. A parasitic nematoid worm, espec. The roundworm, Ascaris lumbricoides, often occurring in the human intestine and allied species found in domestic animals; also commonly applied to the pinworm (Oxyuris), often troublesome to children and aged persons. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascarid

asbestous
asbestus
asbestuses
asbolane
asbolin
asbuilt
asbuilts
ascamycin aminopeptidase
ascar
ascared
ascariases
ascariasis
ascariasis infection
ascaricide
ascaricides
ascarid (current term)
ascarides
ascaridia
ascaridiasis
ascaridida
ascaridida infections
ascaridoidea
ascaridole
ascaridoles
ascarids
ascaris
ascaris suum
ascaron
ascaroside
ascarosides

Literary usage of Ascarid

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1. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, PT. 500-599, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"(iii) Twenty-five to 50 milligrams pen pound of body weight as an aid in the treatment of ascarid infections in dogs (Toxocara canis) and cats (Toxocara ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"In my own experience it has been found that a formalin solution is a very satisfactory medium in which to incubate ascarid eggs, as it prevents the growth ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1878)
"A good deal of fear and a stoppage in the sale of the shad in New Jersey and New York, has been occasioned by the discovery of ascarid worms about an inch ..."

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