fascioliasis

noun
fa·​sci·​o·​li·​a·​sis | \fə-ˌsē-ə-ˈlī-ə-səs, -ˌsī-\
plural fascioliases\fə-​ˌsē-​ə-​ˈlī-​ə-​ˌsēz, -​ˌsī-​ \

Definition of fascioliasis 

: infestation with or disease caused by liver flukes (Fasciola hepatica or F. gigantica)

First Known Use of fascioliasis

1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fascioliasis

New Latin, from Fasciola, genus of flukes + -iasis

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fascioliasis

noun
fa·​sci·​o·​li·​a·​sis | \fə-ˌsē-ə-ˈlī-ə-səs, -ˌsī- \
plural fascioliases\-​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of fascioliasis 

: infestation with or disease caused by liver flukes of the genus Fasciola (F. hepatica or F. gigantica)

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