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)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascaridae
Literary usage of Ascaridae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."