fascioliasis

noun fa·sci·o·li·a·sis \ fə-ˌsē-ə-ˈlī-ə-səs , -ˌsī- \

Definition of fascioliasis

plural fascioliases play \fə-ˌsē-ə-ˈlī-ə-ˌsēz, -ˌsī-\
: infestation with or disease caused by liver flukes (Fasciola hepatica or F. gigantica)

Origin and Etymology of 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- \

medical Definition of fascioliasis

plural fascioliases play \-ˌsēz\
: infestation with or disease caused by liver flukes of the genus Fasciola (F. hepatica or F. gigantica)

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