from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Infestation with or disease caused by a parasitic roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides.
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- n. A disease of humans caused by the parasitic roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A disease, usually accompanied by colicky pains and diarrhea, caused by the presence of ascarids in the gastrointestinal canal.
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- n. infestation of the human intestine with Ascaris roundworms
ascar(id) + -iasis.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)