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 macracanthorhynchiases (audio) \

Medical Definition of macracanthorhynchiasis

: infestation with or disease caused by an acanthocephalan worm of the genus Macracanthorhynchus

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“Macracanthorhynchiasis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/macracanthorhynchiasis. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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