fascioliasis

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fas·ci·o·li·a·sis

 (fə-sē′ə-lī′ə-sĭs, -sī′-)
n. pl. fas·ci·o·li·a·ses (-sēz′)
Infestation with parasitic liver flukes of the genus Fasciola, especially the species F. hepatica and F. gigantica.

[New Latin Fasciola, genus name (from Latin fasciola, diminutive of fascia, band) + -iasis.]

fascioliasis

(ˌfæsɪəʊˈlaɪəsɪs)
n
an infection in humans and animals caused by liver flukes (either Fasciola hepatica or Fasciola gigantica)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fascioliasis - infestation with the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica; liver damage sometimes occurs; related to liver rot
infestation - the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
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fascioliasis

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