fascioliasis

noun
fa·​sci·​o·​li·​a·​sis | \ fə-ˌsē-ə-ˈlī-ə-səs How to pronounce fascioliasis (audio) , -ˌsī- \
plural fascioliases\ fə-​ˌsē-​ə-​ˈlī-​ə-​ˌsēz How to pronounce fascioliases (audio) , -​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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fascioliasis. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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fascioliasis

noun
fa·​sci·​o·​li·​a·​sis | \ fə-ˌsē-ə-ˈlī-ə-səs How to pronounce fascioliasis (audio) , -ˌsī- How to pronounce fascioliasis (audio) \
plural fascioliases\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce fascioliases (audio) \

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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