toxocariasis

noun
tox·​o·​ca·​ri·​a·​sis | \ ˌtäk-sə-kə-ˈrī-ə-səs How to pronounce toxocariasis (audio) \
plural toxocariases\ -​ə-​ˌsēz How to pronounce toxocariases (audio) \

Medical Definition of toxocariasis

: infection with or disease caused by nematode worms of the genus Toxocara

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“Toxocariasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/toxocariasis. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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