coccidiosis

noun
coc·​cid·​i·​o·​sis | \ (ˌ)käk-ˌsi-dē-ˈō-səs \
plural coccidioses\ (ˌ)käk-​ˌsi-​dē-​ˈō-​ˌsēz \

Definition of coccidiosis

: infestation with or disease caused by coccidia

First Known Use of coccidiosis

1892, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coccidiosis

New Latin

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coccidiosis

noun
coc·​cid·​i·​o·​sis | \ (ˌ)käk-ˌsid-ē-ˈō-səs \
plural coccidioses\ -​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of coccidiosis

: infestation with or disease caused by coccidia

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