histomoniasis

noun
his·​to·​mo·​ni·​a·​sis | \ ˌhis-tə-mə-ˈnī-ə-səs How to pronounce histomoniasis (audio) \
plural histomoniases\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce histomoniases (audio) \

Medical Definition of histomoniasis

: infection with or disease caused by protozoans of the genus Histomonas : blackhead sense 2

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“Histomoniasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/histomoniasis. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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