Anisakidae


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Anisakidae

[‚an·ə′säk·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of parasitic roundworms in the superfamily Ascaridoidea.
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The Family Anisakidae is represented by a single species.
the possibility of the sushi consumer becoming infected with several types of worms, most commonly the larvae (eggs) of the worm species Anisakidae.
A medical rarity in the United States until recently, human infection by the parasites, called Anisakidae, has increased markedly.