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Noun: roundworm  'rawnd,wurm
  1. Infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches
    - tinea, ringworm
  2. Unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic
    - nematode, nematode worm

Derived forms: roundworms

Type of: fungal infection, mycosis, worm

Part of: Aschelminthes, Nematoda, phylum Aschelminthes, phylum Nematoda

Encyclopedia: Roundworm