strongyloidiasis

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

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Definition of strongyloidiasis

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1905


Medical Dictionary

strongyloidiasis

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

Medical Definition of strongyloidiasis

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strongyloidiases

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


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