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Definition 1: unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for roundworm in the sense of this definition

(roundworm is a kind of ...) any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae

(... is a kind of roundworm ) slender threadlike roundworms living in the blood and tissues of vertebrates; transmitted as larvae by biting insects

(... is a kind of roundworm ) parasitic bloodsucking roundworms having hooked mouth parts to fasten to the intestinal wall of human and other hosts

(... is a kind of roundworm ) parasitic nematode occurring in the intestines of pigs and rats and human beings and producing larvae that form cysts in skeletal muscles

(... is a kind of roundworm ) small roundworm parasitic on wheat

(... is a kind of roundworm ) any of various small free-living plant-parasitic roundworms

(... is a kind of roundworm ) small threadlike worm infesting human intestines and rectum especially in children

(... is a kind of roundworm ) intestinal parasite of domestic fowl

(... is a kind of roundworm ) intestinal parasite of humans and pigs

(... is a kind of roundworm ) parasitic roundworm of India and Africa that lives in the abdomen or beneath the skin of humans and other vertebrates

(... is a member of roundworm) unsegmented worms: roundworms; threadworms; eelworms

Definition 2: infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for roundworm in the sense of this definition

(roundworm is a kind of ...) an inflammatory condition caused by a fungus

(... is a kind of roundworm ) fungal infection attacking moist parts of the body

(... is a kind of roundworm ) ringworm infection of the hair follicles of the scalp and beard that usually results in a swelling that is covered with pustules and oozes fluid

(... is a kind of roundworm ) fungal infection of the feet

(... is a kind of roundworm ) fungal infection of the face and neck

(... is a kind of roundworm ) fungal infection of the scalp characterized by bald patches

(... is a kind of roundworm ) fungal infection of nonhairy parts of the skin

(... is a kind of roundworm ) fungal infection of the groin (most common in men)

(... is a kind of roundworm ) fungal infection of the nails (especially toenails)

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