gnathostomiasis

noun
gna·​thos·​to·​mi·​a·​sis | \ nə-ˌthäs-tə-ˈmī-ə-səs How to pronounce gnathostomiasis (audio) \
plural gnathostomiases\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce gnathostomiases (audio) \

Medical Definition of gnathostomiasis

: infestation with or disease caused by nematode worms of the genus Gnathostoma commonly acquired by eating raw fish

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