Definition of Family 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
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Ascaridae
Literary usage of Family 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. ..."