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fascioliasis

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noun, fa·sci·o·li·a·sis \fə-ˌsē-ə-ˈlī-ə-səs, -ˌsī-\

Definition of fascioliasis

plural fascioliasesplay \-ˌsēz\

  1. :  infestation with or disease caused by liver flukes (Fasciola hepatica or F. gigantica)



Origin of fascioliasis

New Latin, from Fasciola, genus of flukes + -iasis


First Known Use: 1890


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fascioliasis

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noun fa·sci·o·li·a·sis \fə-ˌsē-ə-ˈlī-ə-səs, -ˌsī-\

Medical Definition of fascioliasis

plural fascioliases \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  infestation with or disease caused by liver flukes of the genus Fasciola (F. hepatica or F. gigantica)




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