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  1. common roundworm, Ascaris lumbricoidesnoun

    intestinal parasite of humans and pigs


  1. common roundworm

    Ascaris lumbricoides is a large parasitic worm that causes ascariasis in humans. A roundworm of genus Ascaris, it is the most common parasitic worm in humans. An estimated one-sixth of the human population is at some point infected by a roundworm such as A. lumbricoides; people living in tropical and subtropical countries are at greater risk of infection.It has been proposed that Ascaris lumbricoides and Ascaris suum (pig roundworm) are the same species.


  1. common roundworm

    A common roundworm is a type of parasitic nematode, also known as Ascaris lumbricoides, which typically infects the intestines, liver, or lungs of humans and various animal species. They are characterized by their cylindrical shape, length ranging from a few millimeters to several meters, and their ability to cause various diseases such as ascariasis. Transmission often occurs through ingestion of food or water contaminated with roundworm eggs. They are considered the most common human worm infection worldwide.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of common roundworm in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of common roundworm in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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