Definitions for "Roundworm"
A nematoid worm.
elongated, cylindrical, unsegmented parasitic worms, tapered at both ends, that inhabit the lower gastrointestinal tract of animals. Some species are free-living and non-parasitic. Associated terms: filarial worm – a type of nematode.
parasitic worms that infect the intestine through contaminated water, causing diarrhoea and other problems in the digestive system (the part of the body that deals with food and drink), as well as inflammation of the lungs. Roundworm can be eliminated with medication, but prevention by providing access to clean water is the top priority
infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches