uncinariasis

noun

un·​ci·​na·​ri·​a·​sis ˌən-ˌsi-nə-ˈrī-ə-səs How to pronounce uncinariasis (audio)

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncinariasis was in 1902

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“Uncinariasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncinariasis. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

uncinariasis

noun
un·​ci·​na·​ri·​a·​sis ˌən-ˌsin-ə-ˈrī-ə-səs How to pronounce uncinariasis (audio)
plural uncinariases -ˌsēz How to pronounce uncinariasis (audio)

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