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ascarid

[′as·kə·rəd]
(invertebrate zoology)
The common name for any roundworm belonging to the superfamily Ascaridoidea.
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Ascarid eggs are quite hardy and can survive in the environment for years.
The adult worms live in the intestine like other ascarids.
The eggs can survive in infectious form for long periods of time; 2) As with other ascarids, the eggs can remain viable in dilute formalin for extended periods of time.
The most important ones are strongyles, ascarids, tapeworms, and bots.
When zoonotic ascarids and hookworms infect humans, the parasites rarely mature in the intestine; rather, the larval worms migrate in the host's tissues (larva migrans).
a new ascarid nematode isolated from captive kinkajou, Potos flavus, from the Cooperative Republic of Guyana.
Large and small strongyles are the significant pathogens of horses and in addition to that ascarids, thread worms, hair worms, pin worms and tapeworms are also found naturally in horses (Urquhart et al.
Histopathological survey of protozoa, helminths, and ascarids of imported and local psittacine and passerine birds in Japan.
However, morphologic characteristics of nematodes in this study were more consistent with ascarids.
Results of necropsy and fecal examinations found low levels of internal parasitism, with cestodes and ascarids identified as the most prevalent endoparasites.
procyonis eggs have a low thermal death point at [less than or equal to] 62[degrees]C, similar to that reported for other ascarids (5,9).
In 2006 and 2007, nine ascarids (>3 inches) were collected from the feces of an unrecorded number of raccoons admitted to a rehabilitation center in northern Florida.