capillariasis

noun

ca·​pil·​la·​ri·​a·​sis kə-ˌpil-ə-ˈrī-ə-səs How to pronounce capillariasis (audio)
variants also capillariosis
plural capillariases -ə-ˌsēz How to pronounce capillariasis (audio) also capillarioses -ˈō-ˌsēz How to pronounce capillariasis (audio)
: infestation with or disease caused by nematode worms of the genus Capillaria

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“Capillariasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/capillariasis. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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