bilharziosis

bilharziasis

[bil-hahr-zahy-uh-sis]
noun Pathology.
Also, bilharziosis [bil-hahr-zee-oh-sis] .


Origin:
1885–90; < Neo-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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bilharziasis or bilharziosis (ˌbɪlhɑːˈtsaɪəsɪs, bɪlˌhɑːtsɪˈəʊsɪs)
 
n
another name for schistosomiasis
 
bilharziosis or bilharziosis
 
n

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

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