hirudiniasis

noun
hir·​u·​di·​ni·​a·​sis | \ ˌhir-(y)ə-də-ˈnī-ə-səs How to pronounce hirudiniasis (audio) , hi-ˌrü-dᵊn-ˈī- How to pronounce hirudiniasis (audio) \
plural hirudiniases\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce hirudiniases (audio) \

Medical Definition of hirudiniasis

: infestation with leeches

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“Hirudiniasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hirudiniasis. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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