Synonyms

1. roundworm

noun. ['ˈraʊndwɝm'] infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches.

Synonyms

  • tinea pedis
  • tinea
  • tinea cruris
  • jock itch
  • athlete's foot
  • dhobi itch
  • ringworm
  • kerion
  • tinea barbae
  • tinea capitis
  • tinea corporis
  • tinea unguium
  • mycosis
  • eczema marginatum
  • barber's itch

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Words that Rhyme with Roundworm

  • flatworm
  • hookworm
  • lugworm
  • silkworm

Example sentences of the word roundworm


1. Noun, singular or mass
The roundworm uses the 16 organs in its mouth to bring food into its digestive system.

2. Adjective
Thus the roundworm life cycle begins anew.

2. roundworm

noun. ['ˈraʊndwɝm'] unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic.

Synonyms

  • wheatworm
  • pinworm
  • Tylenchus tritici
  • Dracunculus medinensis
  • chicken roundworm
  • worm
  • Aschelminthes
  • phylum Nematoda
  • filaria
  • wheat eel
  • eelworm
  • wheat eelworm
  • nematode worm
  • Nematoda
  • Trichinella spiralis
  • Ascaridia galli
  • phylum Aschelminthes
  • threadworm
  • Guinea worm
  • common roundworm
  • trichina
  • Ascaris lumbricoides
  • nematode
  • hookworm
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