Anisakis simplex

(an″ĭ-să′kis sim′pleks)

A species of the genus Anisakis, a nematode that is an intestinal parasite typically infesting crustaceans, fish, or sea mammals. It causes anisakiasis in humans.
SYN: SEE: herring worm

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