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  • The number of worms an individual host carries which, depending on the worm, can be measured either directly—e.g., Ascaris lumbricoides—or indirectly—e.g., schistosomiasis.

    —Segen's Medical Dictionary (from

    December 6, 2012

  • This is also a great name for a band.

    December 6, 2012

  • Ooh, perfect for my parasitic list... (and I can't stop thinking that it's related to the diet of worms...)

    December 6, 2012

  • what I don't get is how erinmckean's comment got on twitter already. See "Tweets" above. Who here is @greatbandnames?

    December 8, 2012