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echinococcosis

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noun echi·no·coc·co·sis \i-ˌkī-nə-kä-ˈkō-səs\

Definition of echinococcosis

plural echi·no·coc·co·sesplay \-ˌsēz\

  1. :  infestation with or disease caused by an echinococcus



Origin of echinococcosis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1900


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echinococcosis

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noun echi·no·coc·co·sis \i-ˌkī-nə-kä-ˈkō-səs\

Medical Definition of echinococcosis

plural echi·no·coc·co·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  infestation with or disease caused by a small tapeworm of the genus Echinococcus (E. granulosus); especially :  hydatid disease




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