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roundworm

División en sílabas: round·worm
Pronunciación: /ˈroun(d)wərm
 
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Definición de roundworm en inglés:

sustantivo

A nematode, especially a parasitic one found in the intestines of mammals.
  • Many species in the class Phasmida, including the large Ascaris lumbricoides in humans
Example sentences
  • Before the Ontario Ministry of Health decided that raw fish must be frozen before it can be served, no one was worried about parasitic roundworms.
  • Transmission of roundworm, whipworm and hookworm requires a warm wet environment to ensure survival of eggs or larvae in soil that is contaminated with human faeces.
  • Canine heartworm is a serious and potentially fatal parasitic condition, transmitted by mosquitoes, in which roundworms develop in the heart and major blood vessels of dogs.

Words that rhyme with roundworm

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