macracanthorhynchiasis

noun

mac·​ra·​can·​tho·​rhyn·​chi·​a·​sis ˌmak-rə-ˌkan(t)-thə-riŋ-ˈkī-ə-səs How to pronounce macracanthorhynchiasis (audio)
plural macracanthorhynchiases -ˌsēz How to pronounce macracanthorhynchiasis (audio)
: infestation with or disease caused by an acanthocephalan worm of the genus Macracanthorhynchus

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“Macracanthorhynchiasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/macracanthorhynchiasis. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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