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toxocariasis

/ˌtɒksəkəˈraɪəsɪs/
noun
1.
the infection of humans with the larvae of a genus of roundworms, Toxocara, of dogs and cats. It can cause swelling of the liver and, sometimes, damage to the eyes
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toxocariasis in Medicine

toxocariasis tox·o·ca·ri·a·sis (tŏk'sō-kā-rī'ə-sĭs)
n.
Infection with nematodes of the genus Toxocara.

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