Medical Dictionary

anisakiasis

noun an·i·sa·ki·a·sis \ˌan-ə-sə-ˈkī-ə-sis\

Medical Definition of ANISAKIASIS

:  intestinal infection caused by the larvae of a nematode (family Anisakidae and especially Anisakis marina) and usually contracted by eating raw fish (as in sushi)

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