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opisthorchiasis

opisthorchiasis in Medicine

opisthorchiasis op·is·thor·chi·a·sis (ŏp'ĭs-thôr-kī'ə-sĭs, ō-pĭs'thôr-)
n.
Infection of the biliary tract with trematodes of the genus Opisthorchis, caused by ingesting raw or inadequately cooked fish infected with the parasites.

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