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echinococcosis

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

Definition of ECHINOCOCCOSIS

:  infestation with or disease caused by an echinococcus

Origin of ECHINOCOCCOSIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1900
Medical Dictionary

echinococcosis

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

Medical Definition of ECHINOCOCCOSIS

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

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