cysticercosis

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noun cys·ti·cer·co·sis \ˌsis-tə-(ˌ)sər-ˈkō-səs\

Definition of cysticercosis

plural

cysticercoses

play \-ˈkō-ˌsēz\
  1. :  infestation with or disease caused by cysticerci

Origin and Etymology of cysticercosis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1905


Medical Dictionary

cysticercosis

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noun cys·ti·cer·co·sis \-(ˌ)sər-ˈkō-səs\

Medical Definition of cysticercosis

plural

cysticercoses

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  1. :  infestation with or disease caused by cysticerci


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