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Pronunciation: as′kă-rid′i-dă

Definition: An order of nematode worms that includes many important human, domestic animal, and fowl parasites such as Ascaris, Ascaridia, Subuluris, Heterakis, and Anisakis.

Synonym(s): Ascaridata, Ascarididea, Ascaridorida

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