guinea worm disease

noun

Definition of guinea worm disease

First Known Use of guinea worm disease

1980


Medical Dictionary

Guinea worm disease

noun
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guinea worm disease

Medical Definition of Guinea worm disease

  1. :  dracunculiasis … near eradication of Guinea worm disease, a parasitic affliction that once infected two million people every year in Pakistan, India and 16 countries in Africa.—Jim Wooten, The New York Times Magazine, 29 Jan. 1995


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