syngamiasis

noun
syn·​ga·​mi·​a·​sis | \ ˌsiŋgəˈmīəsə̇s, ˌsing- \
variants: or syngamosis \ -​mōsə̇s \
plural syngamiases\ -​īəˌsēz \ or syngamoses\ -​ōˌsēz \

Definition of syngamiasis

: infestation with or disease caused by roundworms of the genus Syngamus : gapes

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History and Etymology for syngamiasis

New Latin, from Syngamus + -iasis or -osis

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

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