ascariases

ascariasis

[as-kuh-rahy-uh-sis]
noun Pathology.
infestation with ascarids, especially Ascaris lumbricoides.

Origin:
1885–90; < Neo-Latin; see ascarid, -iasis

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ascariasis (ˌæskəˈraɪəsɪs)
 
n
infestation of the intestines with the roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides, causing abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, weight loss, etc

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ascariasis as·ca·ri·a·sis (ās'kə-rī'ə-sĭs)
n.
A disease caused by infestation with worms of the genus Ascaris.

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