some of numerous little parasitic nematode worms associated with the family members Ancylostomatidae, having a hooked mouthpart with which it fastens it self to the abdominal walls of their host, causing ancylostomiasis. Also called uncinaria.
some of numerous parasitic bloodsucking roundworms which result infection, particularly the types Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus. They will have addicted mouthparts and enter their hosts by boring through skin.
infestation of the intestines by hookworms which enter the human anatomy (usually) through epidermis
parasitic bloodsucking roundworms having hooked mouth parts to fasten on abdominal wall of individual and other hosts