Dracunculus medinensis

Definitions of Dracunculus medinensis
  1. noun
    parasitic roundworm of India and Africa that lives in the abdomen or beneath the skin of humans and other vertebrates
    synonyms: Guinea worm
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    type of:
    nematode, nematode worm, roundworm
    unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic
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