leishmaniasis

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noun leish·man·i·a·sis \ˌlēsh-mə-ˈnī-ə-səs\

Definition of leishmaniasis

plural

leishmaniases

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  1. :  infection with or disease caused by leishmanias

Origin and Etymology of leishmaniasis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1912


Medical Dictionary

leishmaniasis

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noun leish·man·i·a·sis \ˌlēsh-mə-ˈnī-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of leishmaniasis

plural

leishmaniases

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



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