strongyloidiasis


stron·gy·loi·di·a·sis

noun \ˌsträn-jə-ˌli-ˈdī-ə-səs\

Definition of STRONGYLOIDIASIS

:  infestation with or disease caused by any of a genus (Strongyloides) of strongyles that parasitize especially the intestines of vertebrates including humans

Variants of STRONGYLOIDIASIS

stron·gy·loi·di·a·sis also stron·gy·loi·do·sis \-ˈdō-səs\

Origin of STRONGYLOIDIASIS

New Latin, from Strongyloides, genus name, from Strongylus
First Known Use: 1905

stron·gy·loi·di·a·sis

noun \-ˌli-ˈdī-ə-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural stron·gy·loi·di·a·ses \-ə-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of STRONGYLOIDIASIS

: infestation with or disease caused by nematodes of the genus Strongyloides

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