Definition of toxocara in English:


Line breaks: toxo|cara
Pronunciation: /ˌtɒksəˈkɑːrə


A parasitic nematode worm, especially a common worm of dogs or cats which is transmissible to humans.
  • Genus Toxocara, class Phasmida, in particular T. canis (in dogs) and T. cati (in cats)


modern Latin, from toxo- (see toxi-) + Greek kara 'head'.

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