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uncinariasis

[uhn-suh-nuh-rahy-uh-sis] /ˌʌn sə nəˈraɪ ə sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
hookworm (def 2).
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; < Neo-Latin Uncinar(ia) name of the genus (Latin uncīn(us) (see uncinate) + -āria -aria) + -iasis -iasis
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British Dictionary definitions for uncinariases

uncinariasis

/ˌʌnsɪnəˈraɪəsɪs/
noun
1.
the condition of being infested with hookworms; hookworm disease
Word Origin
C20: via New Latin Uncināria, from Late Latin uncīnus a hook, from Latin uncus
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uncinariases in Medicine

uncinariasis un·ci·na·ri·a·sis (ŭn'sə-nə-rī'ə-sĭs)
n.
See ancylostomiasis.

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