giardiasis


giar·di·a·sis

noun \(ˌ)jē-ˌär-ˈdī-ə-səs, jē-ər-, jär-\
plural giar·di·a·ses\-ˌsēz\

Definition of GIARDIASIS

:  infestation with or disease caused by a giardia

Origin of GIARDIASIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1919

giar·di·a·sis

noun \(ˌ)jē-ˌär-ˈdī-ə-səs, ˌjē-ər-, jär-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural giar·di·a·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of GIARDIASIS

: infestation with or disease caused by a flagellate protozoan of the genus Giardia (especially G. lamblia) that is often characterized by diarrhea—called also lambliasis

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