strongyloidiasis

noun
stron·​gy·​loi·​di·​a·​sis | \ ˌsträn-jə-ˌlȯi-ˈdī-ə-səs How to pronounce strongyloidiasis (audio) \
variants: or less commonly strongyloidosis \ ˌsträn-​jə-​ˌlȯi-​ˈdō-​səs How to pronounce strongyloidosis (audio) \

Definition of strongyloidiasis

: infestation with or disease caused by any of a genus (Strongyloides) of strongyles that parasitize especially the intestines of vertebrates including humans

First Known Use of strongyloidiasis

1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for strongyloidiasis

New Latin, from Strongyloides, genus name, from Strongylus

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“Strongyloidiasis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strongyloidiasis. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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strongyloidiasis

noun
stron·​gy·​loi·​di·​a·​sis | \ -ˌlȯi-ˈdī-ə-səs How to pronounce strongyloidiasis (audio) \
plural strongyloidiases\ -​ə-​ˌsēz How to pronounce strongyloidiases (audio) \

Medical Definition of strongyloidiasis

: infestation with or disease caused by nematodes of the genus Strongyloides

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