Definitions for: Roundworm


[n] unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic
[n] infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches



Webster (1913) Definition: Round"worm`, n. (Zo["o]l.)
A nematoid worm.

Synonyms: nematode, nematode worm, ringworm, tinea

See Also: Ascaridia galli, Ascaris lumbricoides, Aschelminthes, athlete's foot, barber's itch, chicken roundworm, common roundworm, dhobi itch, Dracunculus medinensis, eczema marginatum, eelworm, Enterobius vermicularis, filaria, fungal infection, Guinea worm, hookworm, jock itch, kerion, mycosis, Nematoda, phylum Aschelminthes, phylum Nematoda, pinworm, threadworm, tinea barbae, tinea capitis, tinea corporis, tinea cruris, tinea pedis, tinea unguium, trichina, Trichinella spiralis, Tylenchus tritici, wheat eel, wheat eelworm, wheatworm, worm

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