Definition of Parasitic worm

1. Noun. Worm that is parasitic on the intestines of vertebrates especially roundworms and tapeworms and flukes.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parasitic Worm

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parasitic cyst
parasitic disease
parasitic diseases
parasitic eosinophilic lung disease
parasitic granuloma
parasitic haemoptysis
parasitic infection
parasitic jaeger
parasitic leiomyoma
parasitic melanoderma
parasitic otitis
parasitic plant
parasitic thyroiditis
parasitic worm (current term)
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Literary usage of Parasitic worm

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1. Report of Meeting by ANZAAS., ANZAAS (1894)
"With regard to the possible transmission of this parasitic worm to man, we believe that this is quite possible by the ingestion of the flesh of animals ..."

2. A Manual of the Mollusca: Being a Treatise on Recent and Fossil Shells by Samuel Peckworth Woodward, Ralph Tate (1880)
"... for a parasitic worm ; and more recently it has been regarded as the ... who considered it a parasitic worm, and described it under the namo of ..."

3. Seal and Salmon Fisheries and General Resources of Alaska by David Starr Jordan, Henry Wood Elliott, Washburn Maynard, Sheldon Jackson, William Gouverneur Morris, Ivan Petroff, Charles Haskins Townsend, Frederick William True, John J. Brice, Leonhard Stejneger (1898)
"These are pups killed by a parasitic worm ( Uncinaria} breeding in infected sands. These carcasses, washed from the rookeries by the surf, are piled up on ..."

4. Seal and Salmon Fisheries and General Resources of Alaska by David Starr Jordan, Henry Wood Elliott, Washburn Maynard, Sheldon Jackson, William Gouverneur Morris, Ivan Petroff, Charles Haskins Townsend, Frederick William True, John J. Brice, Leonhard Stejneger (1898)
"These are pnps killed by a parasitic worm ( Uncinaria} breeding- in infected sands. These carcasses, washed from the rookeries by the surf, are piled up on ..."

5. A Treatise on Ore and Stone Mining by Clement le Neve Foster (1905)
"The existence of the parasitic worm among the miners had been detected as long ... The disease is caused by a small thread-like parasitic worm which hooks ..."

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