anisakiasis

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anisakiasis an·i·sa·ki·a·sis (ān'ĭ-sə-kī'ə-sĭs)
n.
Infection of the intestinal wall with larvae of the nematode Anisakis marina, characterized by symptoms resembling those of septic ulcer or tumor.

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