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noun. ['ˈhʊkwɝm'] parasitic bloodsucking roundworms having hooked mouth parts to fasten to the intestinal wall of human and other hosts.
Rhymes with Hookworm
How do you pronounce hookworm?
Pronounce hookworm as ˈhʊkwərm.
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Sentences with hookworm
1. Noun, singular or mass
Parasites such as hookworm or roundworm can cause gastrointestinal distress and weight loss in even mild cases.
2. Verb, base form
To prevent roundworm and hookworm re-infestation, keep Kitty indoors so he can't kill and eat rodents.
The selamectin in Revolution also kills ear mites, prevents heartworm disease and treats roundworm and hookworm infections.
noun. ['ˈhʊkwɝm'] infestation of the intestines by hookworms which enter the body (usually) through the skin.