balantidiasis

noun

bal·​an·​ti·​di·​a·​sis ˌbal-ən-tə-ˈdī-ə-səs How to pronounce balantidiasis (audio) bə-ˌlan- How to pronounce balantidiasis (audio)
variants also balantidiosis
plural balantidiases also balantidioses -ˌsēz How to pronounce balantidiasis (audio)
: infection with or disease caused by protozoans of the genus Balantidium

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“Balantidiasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/balantidiasis. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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