uncinariasis

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

Definition of uncinariasis

: hookworm 2

Origin and Etymology of 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 \

medical Definition of uncinariasis

plural uncinariases play \-ˌsēz\

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