Medical Dictionary

hydatid disease

noun

Medical Definition of HYDATID DISEASE

:  a form of echinococcosis caused by the development of hydatids of a tapeworm of the genus Echinococcus (E. granulosus) in the tissues especially of the liver or lungs of humans and some domestic animals (as sheep and dogs)

Browse

May 30, 2015
metadata Hear it
data about other data
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears