1. hookworm, nematode, nematode worm, roundworm

usage: parasitic bloodsucking roundworms having hooked mouth parts to fasten to the intestinal wall of human and other hosts

2. hookworm, hookworm disease, helminthiasis

usage: infestation of the intestines by hookworms which enter the body (usually) through the skin

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