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Ascaris

Introduction: Ascaris

Description of Ascaris

Ascaris (medical condition): Large intestinal roundworm from 6 to 13 inches....more »

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Ascariasis:
  »Introduction: Ascariasis
  »Symptoms of Ascariasis
  »Tests for Ascariasis
  »Treatments for Ascariasis

Ascaris: genus of nematodes of the superfamily Ascaridoidea whose species usually inhabit the intestine.
Source: CRISP

Ascaris: A genus of nematodes of the superfamily ASCARIDOIDEA whose species usually inhabit the intestine.
Source: MeSH 2007

Ascaris: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Ascaris:

Ascaris as a Disease

Ascaris: Another name for Ascariasis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Ascariasis
  »Symptoms of Ascariasis
  »Treatments for Ascariasis

Ascaris: Related Diseases

Ascaris: Ascaris is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Ascaris (Ascariasis)

Some of the symptoms of Ascaris incude:

  • No symptoms
  • Stage 1: worm larvae in the bowels attach to bowel walls
  • Stage 2: worm larvae migrate into the lungs:

Treatments for Ascaris (Ascariasis)

Treatments for Ascaris (Ascariasis) include:

Treatment of Ascaris: For more treatment information about Ascaris, see treatment of Ascariasis (Ascaris)

Ascaris: Article Excerpts about Ascariasis

An ascarid is a worm that lives in the small intestine. Infection with ascarids is called ascariasis (ass-kuh-rye-uh-sis).... (Source: excerpt from Ascaris Infection: DPD)

Ascaris Infection: DPD (Excerpt)

An ascarid is a worm that lives in the small intestine. Infection with ascarids is called ascariasis (ass-kuh-rye-uh... (Source: excerpt from Ascaris Infection: DPD)

Parasitic Roundworm Diseases, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID (Excerpt)

The name Ascaris lumbricoides reflects the resemblance of this intestinal... (Source: excerpt from Parasitic Roundworm Diseases, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Ascaris: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Ascaris:

Terms associated with Ascaris:

More specific terms for Ascaris:

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Ascaris

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Ascaris

The following list attempts to classify Ascaris into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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