Definition of hookworm noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    hookworm

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈhʊkwərm//
     
     
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  1. 1[countable] a worm that lives in the intestines of humans and animals
  2. 2[uncountable] a disease caused by hookworms
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