Medical Dictionary

giardiasis

noun giar·di·a·sis
\(ˌ)jē-ˌär-ˈdī-ə-səs, ˌjē-ər-, jär-\
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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