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ancylostomiasis

noun an·cy·lo·sto·mi·a·sis \ˌaŋ-ki-ˌlō-stə-ˈmī-ə-səs, ˌan(t)-sə-\
plural an·cy·lo·sto·mi·a·ses\-ˌsēz\

Definition of ANCYLOSTOMIASIS

:  hookworm 2

Variants of ANCYLOSTOMIASIS

an·cy·lo·sto·mi·a·sis also an·ky·lo·sto·mi·a·sis \ˌaŋ-ki-\

Origin of ANCYLOSTOMIASIS

New Latin, from Ancylostoma, genus of hookworms, from Greek ankylos hooked (akin to Old English anga hook) + stoma mouth — more at angle, stomach
First Known Use: 1887
Medical Dictionary

ancylostomiasis

noun an·cy·lo·sto·mi·a·sis \ˌaŋ-ki-lō-stə-ˈmī-ə-səs, ˌan(t)-sə-\
plural an·cy·lo·sto·mi·a·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ANCYLOSTOMIASIS

:  infestation with or disease caused by hookworms; especially :  a lethargic anemic state due to blood loss through the feeding of hookworms in the small intestine—called also hookworm disease

Variants of ANCYLOSTOMIASIS

an·cy·lo·sto·mi·a·sis or an·ky·lo·sto·mi·a·sis \-kī-lō-\ also an·chy·lo·sto·mi·a·sis \-kī-lō-\

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