- any nematode worm, esp Ascaris lumbricoides, a common intestinal parasite of man and pigs
Example Sentences Including 'roundworm'
A single gene seems to determine whether or not a roundworm prefers to dine alone, says a report in Cell (vol 94, p 679).
New Scientist (1998)
Harvard biologist Gary Ruvkun identified about 400 genes in the roundworm 's genetic code related to fat production and storage.
New Zealand Herald (2003)
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