cysticercosis

noun
cys·​ti·​cer·​co·​sis | \ ˌsi-stə-(ˌ)sər-ˈkō-səs How to pronounce cysticercosis (audio) \
plural cysticercoses\ ˌsi-​stə-​(ˌ)sər-​ˈkō-​ˌsēz How to pronounce cysticercoses (audio) \

Definition of cysticercosis

: infestation with or disease caused by cysticerci

First Known Use of cysticercosis

1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cysticercosis

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cysticercosis

noun
cys·​ti·​cer·​co·​sis | \ -(ˌ)sər-ˈkō-səs How to pronounce cysticercosis (audio) \
plural cysticercoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce cysticercoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of cysticercosis

: infestation with or disease caused by cysticerci

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