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  • n. Plural form of roundworm.


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  • If incremental, additive genetic changes were responsible for all the boggling biodiversity we see around us, he said, how can it be that humans have hardly more genes than a microscopic nematode, and that many of those genes are nearly identical in roundworms and humans besides?

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  • But they're hard to see in summer because their tiny bodies are a deep blue-black, and they spend most of their lives burrowing around in leaf litter looking for algae and even smaller animals called roundworms and rotifers. - RSS

  • Ascarids, also known as roundworms, pose a considerable threat to young horses and their developing immune systems, and they have to potential to kill by triggering colic. Headlines

  • For the study, the researchers conducted more than 100 trials in which populations of nematodes-also known as roundworms-were adapted to new environments, including to the presence of a bacterial pathogen that eats the worms from the inside out.

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  • Other infections from pets include intestinal parasites such as roundworms, hookworms, giardia and Cryptosporidia.

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  • Neem products should also be tested as a treatment for intestinal parasites, such as roundworms and tapeworms.

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  • nematodes, also called roundworms, which end up trapped on its sticky underground leaves.

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  • It has already been shown to prolong life in yeast and animals such as roundworms and fruit flies.

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  • Remember, intestinal parasites such as roundworms and hookworms in pets serve as a zoonotic threat.


  • While some people simply find dog waste disgusting, Mr. Chesler says it can be laced with infectious bacteria such as E. coli and parasites including roundworms and hookworms.

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