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clonorchiasis

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noun clo·nor·chi·a·sis \ˌklō-nȯr-ˈkī-ə-səs\
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clonorchiosis

\-(ˌ)nȯr-kē-ˈō-səs\play

Medical Definition of clonorchiasis

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clonorchiases

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clonoses

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  1. :  infestation with or disease caused by the Chinese liver fluke (Clonorchis sinensis) that invades bile ducts of the liver after ingestion in uncooked fish and when present in numbers causes severe systemic reactions including edema, liver enlargement, and diarrhea


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