ascariasis

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noun as·ca·ri·a·sis \ˌas-kə-ˈrī-ə-səs\

Definition of ascariasis

plural

ascariases

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  1. :  infestation with or disease caused by ascarids

Origin and Etymology of ascariasis

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1888


Medical Dictionary

ascariasis

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noun as·ca·ri·a·sis \ˌas-kə-ˈrī-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of ascariasis

plural

ascariases

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  1. :  infestation with or disease caused by ascarids


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