nematodiriasis

noun
nem·​a·​to·​di·​ri·​a·​sis | \ ˌnem-ə-ˌtō-di-ˈrī-ə-səs How to pronounce nematodiriasis (audio) \
plural nematodiriases\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce nematodiriases (audio) \

Medical Definition of nematodiriasis

: an infestation of the small intestine especially of sheep by nematode worms of the genus Nematodirus that is characterized primarily by the scours

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