echinococcosis

noun
echi·no·coc·co·sis | \i-ˌkī-nə-kä-ˈkō-səs \
plural echinococcoses\i-ˌkī-nə-kä-ˈkō-ˌsēz \

Definition of echinococcosis 

: infestation with or disease caused by an echinococcus

First Known Use of echinococcosis

1900, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for echinococcosis

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echinococcosis

noun
echi·no·coc·co·sis | \i-ˌkī-nə-kä-ˈkō-səs \
plural echinococcoses\-ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of echinococcosis 

: infestation with or disease caused by a tapeworm of the genus Echinococcus especially : hydatid disease

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