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uncinariasis

noun un·ci·na·ri·a·sis \ˌən-ˌsi-nə-ˈrī-ə-səs\

Definition of UNCINARIASIS

:  hookworm 2

Origin of UNCINARIASIS

New Latin, from Uncinaria, genus that includes hookworms, from Latin uncinus hook
First Known Use: 1902

uncinariasis

noun un·ci·na·ri·a·sis \ˌən-ˌsin-ə-ˈrī-ə-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural un·ci·na·ri·a·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of UNCINARIASIS

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