Synonyms for hookworm
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- 1. hookworm, nematode, nematode worm, roundworm
- usage: parasitic bloodsucking roundworms having hooked mouth parts to fasten to the intestinal wall of human and other hosts
- 2. hookworm, hookworm disease, helminthiasis
- usage: infestation of the intestines by hookworms which enter the body (usually) through the skin