HyperDic: roundworm

English > 2 senses of the word roundworm:
NOUNstateroundworm, tinea, ringworminfections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches
animalroundworm, nematode, nematode wormunsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends
roundworm > pronunciation
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English > roundworm: 2 senses > noun 1, state
Meaninginfections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches.
Synonymstinea, ringworm
Narrowerdhobi itchfungal infection attacking moist parts of the body
kerionringworm infection of the hair follicles of the scalp and beard that usually results in a swelling that is covered with pustules and oozes fluid
tinea barbae, barber's itchfungal infection of the face and neck
tinea capitisfungal infection of the scalp characterized by bald patches
tinea corporisfungal infection of nonhairy parts of the skin
tinea cruris, jock itch, eczema marginatumfungal infection of the groin (most common in men)
tinea pedis, athlete's footfungal infection of the feet
tinea unguiumfungal infection of the nails (especially toenails)
Broaderfungal infection, mycosisAn inflammatory condition caused by a fungus
Spanishdermatofitosis, empeine, tiña, tinea
English > roundworm: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningunsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic.
Synonymsnematode, nematode worm
Member ofNematoda, phylum Nematoda, Aschelminthes, phylum Aschelminthesunsegmented worms
NarrowerGuinea worm, Dracunculus medinensisParasitic roundworm of India and Africa that lives in the abdomen or beneath the skin of humans and other vertebrates
chicken roundworm, Ascaridia galliintestinal parasite of domestic fowl
common roundworm, Ascaris lumbricoidesintestinal parasite of humans and pigs
eelwormAny of various small free-living plant-parasitic roundworms
filariaslender threadlike roundworms living in the blood and tissues of vertebrates
hookwormParasitic bloodsucking roundworms having hooked mouth parts to fasten to the intestinal wall of human and other hosts
pinworm, threadworm, Enterobius vermicularissmall threadlike worm infesting human intestines and rectum especially in children
trichina, Trichinella spiralisParasitic nematode occurring in the intestines of pigs and rats and human beings and producing larvae that form cysts in skeletal muscles
wheatworm, wheat eel, wheat eelworm, Tylenchus triticismall roundworm parasitic on wheat
BroaderwormAny of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla ... / phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes
Spanishnematoda, nematodo, nemátodo, nematodos

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