Ankylostomiases

ankylostomiasis

[ang-kuh-loh-stuh-mahy-uh-sis, -los-tuh-]
noun Pathology.
hookworm ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1885–90; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to Ancylostom(a) a genus of hookworm (see ancylo-, stoma) + -iasis -iasis

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ankylostomiasis (ˌæŋkɪˌlɒstəˈmaɪəsɪs)
 
n
a variant of ancylostomiasis

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