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bilharziasis

[bil-hahr-zahy-uh-sis] /ˌbɪl hɑrˈzaɪ ə sɪs/
noun, Pathology
Also, bilharziosis
[bil-hahr-zee-oh-sis] /bɪlˌhɑr ziˈoʊ sɪs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of bilharziasis
1885-1890
1885-90; < New Latin Bilharz(ia) the genus of trematode worms causing the disease (after German physician Theodor Bilharz (1825-62), who discovered the genus in 1852) + -iasis
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British Dictionary definitions for bilharziasis

bilharziasis

/ˌbɪlhɑːˈtsaɪəsɪs/
noun
1.
another name for schistosomiasis
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bilharziasis in Medicine

bilharziasis bil·har·zi·a·sis (bĭl'här-zī'ə-sĭs)
n.
See schistosomiasis.

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