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Oxford dictionary definition of the word hookworm:
a parasitic nematode worm which inhabits the intestines of humans and other animals. It has hook-like mouthparts with which it attaches itself to the wall of the gut, puncturing the blood vessels and feeding on the blood.
Ancylostoma, Uncinaria, Necator, and other genera, class Phasmida, including N. americanus, which infects millions of people in the tropics
[mass noun] a disease caused by an infestation of hookworms, often resulting in severe anaemia.