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cryptosporidiosis

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noun cryp·to·spo·rid·i·o·sis \ˌkrip-tō-spȯr-ˌi-dē-ˈō-səs\

Definition of cryptosporidiosis

plural cryp·to·spo·rid·i·o·sesplay \-ˌsēz\

  1. :  infection with or disease caused by cryptosporidia



Origin of cryptosporidiosis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1982


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cryptosporidiosis

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noun cryp·to·spo·rid·i·o·sis \ˌkrip-tō-spȯr-ˌid-ē-ˈō-səs\

Medical Definition of cryptosporidiosis

plural cryp·to·spo·rid·i·o·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  infection with or disease caused by cryptosporidia




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