uncinariasis

noun
un·ci·na·ri·a·sis | \ˌən-ˌsi-nə-ˈrī-ə-səs \

Definition of uncinariasis 

First Known Use of uncinariasis

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for uncinariasis

New Latin, from Uncinaria, genus that includes hookworms, from Latin uncinus hook

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uncinariasis

noun
un·ci·na·ri·a·sis | \ˌən-ˌsin-ə-ˈrī-ə-səs \
plural uncinariases\-ˌsēz \

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