infestation

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mites, infestation with acariasis
infestation with itch mites acariasis , acaridiasis , acariosis
infestation of the human intestine with Ascaris roundworms ascariasis
infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected bilharzia , bilharziasis , schistosomiasis
destructive plant infestation blight
(veterinary medicine) infestation with coccidia coccidiosis
infestation of the pubic hair by crab lice crabs , pediculosis pubis
painful and debilitating infestation contracted by drinking stagnant water contaminated with Guinea worm larvae that can mature inside a human's abdomen until the worm emerges through a painful blister in the person's skin dracunculiasis , Guinea worm , Guinea worm disease
infestation with larval echinococci (tapeworms) echinococcosis , hydatid disease , hydatidosis
infestation with or a resulting infection caused by the pinworm Enterobius vermicularis; occurs especially in children enterobiasis
infestation with the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica; liver damage sometimes occurs; related to liver rot fascioliasis , fasciolosis
infestation with the large intestinal fluke Fasciolopsis buski; common in eastern Asia fasciolopsiasis
infestation of the scalp with lice head lice , pediculosis capitis
infestation of the body with parasitic worms helminthiasis
infestation of the intestines by hookworms which enter the body (usually) through the skin hookworm , hookworm disease
cyst filled with liquid; forms as a result of infestation by tapeworm larvae (as in echinococcosis) hydatid
infestation with lice (Pediculus humanus) resulting in severe itching lousiness , pediculosis
infestation of the body by the larvae of flies (usually through a wound or other opening) or any disease resulting from such infestation myiasis
infestation by trichina larvae that are transmitted by eating inadequately cooked meat (especially pork); larvae migrate from the intestinal tract to the muscles where they become encysted myositis trichinosa , trichiniasis , trichinosis
infestation with slender threadlike roundworms (filaria) deposited under the skin by the bite of black fleas; when the eyes are involved it can result in blindness; common in Africa and tropical America onchocerciasis , river blindness
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