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
Examples of strongyloidiasis in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebDoctors have prescribed ivermectin for humans to treat parasitic worm diseases like intestinal strongyloidiasis and onchocerciasis.
Bruce Y. Lee, Forbes, 2 Oct. 2021 Ivermectin has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat river blindness, intestinal strongyloidiasis, head lice and rosacea in humans.
Li Cohen, CBS News, 28 Aug. 2021
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