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Lamblia

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noun Lam·blia \ ˈlam-blē-ə \

medical Definition of Lamblia

Biographical Note for lamblia

  • Lambl play \ˈläm-bᵊl\, Wilhelm Dusan (1824–1895), Austrian physician. Lambl was the first to describe the causative agent (Giardia lamblia) of giardiasis in humans. The description was included in a collection of medical reports published in 1860 by the hospital where he was in residence.

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