Medical Dictionary: Common roundworm

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Common roundworm: Another name for Ascariasis.
Common roundworm (condition): Large intestinal roundworm from 6 to 13 inches.

Common roundworm: An ascarid is a worm that lives in the small intestine. Infection with ascarids is called ascariasis (ass-kuh-rye-uh-sis). Adult female worms can grow over 12 inches in length, adult males are smaller. 1

More information on medical condition: Ascariasis:

1. excerpt from Ascaris Infection: DPD

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