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Ancylostoma

(ang″kĭ-los′tŏ-mă, an″sĭ-)

[Gr. ankylos, crooked + stoma, mouth]
A genus of nematodes of the family Ancylostomatidae whose members are intestinal parasites and include the hookworms.
SYN: SEE: Ankylostoma

Ancylostoma braziliense

A species of hookworm that infests dogs and cats and may cause cutaneous larva migrans in humans.
SEE: larva migrans, cutaneous

Ancylostoma caninum

A species of hookworm that infests dogs and cats and may cause cutaneous larva migrans in humans.
SEE: larva migrans, cutaneous

Ancylostoma duodenale

A species of hookworm widely found in the Caribbean, South America, Africa, and Asia that causes ancylostomiasis in humans.
SEE: Necator americanus

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Ancylostoma." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742143/all/Ancylostoma.
Ancylostoma. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742143/all/Ancylostoma. Accessed April 23, 2019.
Ancylostoma. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742143/all/Ancylostoma
Ancylostoma [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 23]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742143/all/Ancylostoma.
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