nuttalliasis

noun
nut·​tal·​li·​a·​sis | \ˌnətᵊlˈīəsə̇s\
variants: or nuttalliosis \nəˌtalēˈōsə̇s \
plural nuttalliases\-​īəˌsēz \ or nuttallioses\-​ōˌsēz \

Definition of nuttalliasis 

: infection with or disease caused by protozoans of the genus Nuttallia — compare piroplasmosis

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History and Etymology for nuttalliasis

New Latin, from Nuttallia + -iasis or -osis

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