leishmaniasis

noun
leish·​man·​i·​a·​sis | \ ˌlēsh-mə-ˈnī-ə-səs How to pronounce leishmaniasis (audio) \
plural leishmaniases\ ˌlēsh-​mə-​ˈnī-​ə-​ˌsēz How to pronounce leishmaniases (audio) \

Definition of leishmaniasis

: infection with or disease caused by leishmanias

First Known Use of leishmaniasis

1912, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for leishmaniasis

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The first known use of leishmaniasis was in 1912

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leishmaniasis

noun
leish·​man·​i·​a·​sis | \ ˌlēsh-mə-ˈnī-ə-səs How to pronounce leishmaniasis (audio) \
plural leishmaniases\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce leishmaniases (audio) \

Medical Definition of leishmaniasis

: infection with or disease (as kala-azar or oriental sore) caused by leishmanias

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