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guinea worm disease

noun

Definition of guinea worm disease



1980

First Known Use of guinea worm disease

1980


Medical Dictionary

Guinea worm disease

noun

Medical Definition of Guinea worm disease

  1. :  dracunculiasis <… near eradication of Guinea worm disease, a parasitic affliction that once infected two million people every year in Pakistan, India and 16 countries in Africa.—Jim Wooten, The New York Times Magazine, 29 Jan. 1995>



Variants of guinea worm disease

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guinea worm disease


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