strongyloidiasis

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

Origin and Etymology of strongyloidiasis

New Latin, from Strongyloides, genus name, from Strongylus


Medical Dictionary

strongyloidiasis

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noun stron·gy·loi·di·a·sis \ -ˌlȯi-ˈdī-ə-səs \

medical Definition of strongyloidiasis

plural strongyloidiases play \-ə-ˌsēz\
:infestation with or disease caused by nematodes of the genus Strongyloides

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