Definition of Ascaridae
1. Noun. Large roundworms parasitic in intestines of vertebrates.
Generic synonyms: Worm Family
Group relationships: Aschelminthes, Nematoda, Phylum Aschelminthes, Phylum Nematoda
Member holonyms: Ascaris, Genus Ascaris, Ascaridia, Genus Ascaridia
Medical Definition of Ascaridae
1. Former spelling for Ascarididae. (05 Mar 2000)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascaridae
Literary usage of Ascaridae
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1. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"Family ascaridae Cobbold 1864 . . 58 Male usually has two spicules. Female with abruptly conical posterior end. Type genus Ascaris Linnaeus 1758. ..."