echinococcosis

noun echi·no·coc·co·sis \ i-ˌkī-nə-kä-ˈkō-səs \

Definition of echinococcosis

plural echinococcoses play \i-ˌkī-nə-kä-ˈkō-ˌsēz\
: infestation with or disease caused by an echinococcus

Origin and Etymology of echinococcosis

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echinococcosis

noun echi·no·coc·co·sis \ i-ˌkī-nə-kä-ˈkō-səs \

medical Definition of echinococcosis

plural echinococcoses play \-ˌsēz\
: infestation with or disease caused by a tapeworm of the genus Echinococcus; especially : hydatid disease

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