fascioliasis


fa·sci·o·li·a·sis

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

Definition of FASCIOLIASIS

:  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

fa·sci·o·li·a·sis

noun \fə-ˌsē-ə-ˈlī-ə-səs, -ˌsī-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural fa·sci·o·li·a·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of FASCIOLIASIS

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

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