noun. type genus of the family Ascaridae: roundworms with a three-lipped mouth.
- family Ascaridae
- genus Ascaris
- common roundworm
- Ascaris lumbricoides
Example sentences of the word ascaris
1. Noun, singular or mass
Examine the size of the ascaris.
Ascaris lumbricoides lives in humans, and ascaris suum in pigs.