Balantidiasis

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balantidiasis bal·an·ti·di·a·sis (bāl'ən-tĭ-dī'ə-sĭs)
n.
An intestinal disease caused by a species of Balantidium and characterized by diarrhea, dysentery, and occasionally ulceration.

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