fasciolopsiases

fasciolopsiasis

[fas-ee-oh-lop-sahy-uh-sis, fuh-see-uh-, -sahy-]
noun
a parasitic disease caused by flukes of the genus Fasciolopsis and characterized by abdominal pain and diarrhea: common in the Far East.

Origin:
1885–90; < Neo-Latin Fasciolops(is) genus name (equivalent to Latin fasciol(a) band, ribbon (diminutive of fascia bandage) + -opsis -opsis) + -iasis

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fasciolopsiasis fas·ci·o·lop·si·a·sis (fās'ē-ō-lŏp-sī'ə-sĭs, fə-sī'ō-)
n.
Parasitization or disease caused by any of the flukes of the genus Fasciolopsis.

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