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loaiasis

noun lo·a·i·a·sis \ ˌlō-ə-ˈī-ə-səs \
variants: or loiasis play \ˌlō-ˈī-\

medical Definition of loaiasis

plural loaiases play \-ˌsēz\
:infestation with or disease caused by an eye worm of the genus Loa (L. loa) that migrates through the subcutaneous tissue and across the cornea of the eye — compare calabar swelling

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