Medical Dictionary

loaiasis

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

loiasis

\ˌlō-ˈī-\play

Medical Definition of loaiasis

plural

loaiases

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  1. :  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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