uncinariasis

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

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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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 28 Nov. 2021.

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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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