Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of parasitic worms. S. intestinalis is occasionally found in the human intestines.

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Examples

  • She has been extensively examined, and we have found that she suffered from a range of diseases including sand pneumoconiosis, a hydatid cyst in the lung, strongyloides and schistosomiasis (both parasitic diseases), and arthritis.

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  • It mainly concerns ascaris, trichuris, ankylostoma and strongyloides.

    Chapter 3

  • - Look for a cause (e.g. insect bites, drug allergy, invasive stage of a parasitic infection of ascaris, hookworm, strongyloides, schisto-somiasis or loa-loa).

    Chapter 9

  • - Exclude parasitosis (strongyloides): stool examination.

    Chapter 8

  • There are also many other parasites that could potentially be detected, especially those that use proteases to infect their host, such as hookworm, guinea worm and strongyloides.

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