haemonchosis

noun
hae·​mon·​cho·​sis | \ ˌhē-ˌmäŋ-ˈkō-səs \
plural haemonchoses\ -​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of haemonchosis

: infestation with or disease that is caused by nematode worms of the genus Haemonchus and especially by the barber's pole worm and that is typically characterized by anemia, digestive disturbances, and emaciation resulting from the bloodsucking habits of the worms

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