lumbricoid definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or resembling an earthworm.
    • Like an earthworm; of the genus Lumbricus or household Lumbricidae.
    • Like an earthworm; belonging to the genus Lumbricus, or family Lumbricid√¶.
  • others:
    • Resembling an earthworm: particularly placed on the interior parasite Ascaris lumbricoides, a nematoid, one of the commonest of worms which infest guy. See Ascaris.
  • noun:
    • The worm Ascaris lumbricoides.

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