anchylostomiasis

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anchylostomiasis (ˌæŋkɪˌlɒstəˈmaɪəsɪs)
 
n
a variant of ancylostomiasis

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ancylostomiasis, ankylostomiasis or anchylostomiasis (ˌænsɪˌlɒstəˈmaɪəsɪs)
 
n
Also called: hookworm disease infestation of the human intestine with blood-sucking hookworms, causing progressive anaemia
 
[from New Latin, from Ancylostoma genus of hookworms, from Greek ankulos hooked, crooked + stoma mouth]
 
ankylostomiasis, ankylostomiasis or anchylostomiasis
 
n
 
[from New Latin, from Ancylostoma genus of hookworms, from Greek ankulos hooked, crooked + stoma mouth]
 
anchylostomiasis, ankylostomiasis or anchylostomiasis
 
n
 
[from New Latin, from Ancylostoma genus of hookworms, from Greek ankulos hooked, crooked + stoma mouth]

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