strongyloidiasis

noun
stron·gy·loi·di·a·sis | \ˌsträn-jə-ˌlȯi-ˈdī-ə-səs \
variants: or less commonly strongyloidosis \ˌsträn-jə-ˌlȯi-ˈdō-səs \

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

noun
stron·gy·loi·di·a·sis | \-ˌlȯi-ˈdī-ə-səs \
plural strongyloidiases\-ə-ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of strongyloidiasis 

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

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