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gi·ar·di·a·sis

 (jē′är-dī′ə-sĭs)
n.
Intestinal infection with giardia (especially Giardia lamblia), which can cause abdominal cramps, diarrhea, or nausea in humans.
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giardiasis

(ˌdʒaɪɑːˈdaɪəsɪs)
n
(Medicine) infection with the parasitic protozoan Giardia lamblia, which can cause severe diarrhoea
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gi•ar•di•a•sis

(ˌdʒi ɑrˈdaɪ ə sɪs, dʒɑr-)

n.
an intestinal infection characterized by chronic intermittent diarrhea, caused by a flagellate protozoan, Giardia lamblia, common in contaminated streams and ponds.
[1915–20; < New Latin Giardi(a) (after Alfred M. Giard (d. 1908), French biologist; see -ia + -asis]
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Noun1.giardiasis - infection of the intestines with protozoa found in contaminated food and water; characterized by diarrhea and nausea and flatulence and abdominal discomfort
protozoal infection - any infection caused by a protozoan
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gi·ar·di·a·sis

n. giardiasis, infección intestinal común causada por la Giardia lamblia que se trasmite por contaminación de alimentos, de agua o por contacto directo.
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giardiasis

n giardiasis f
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He examines five stations in detail: the large, well-equipped and influential Stazione Zoologica in Naples founded by the German zoologist Anton Dohrn; the small beach chalet at Wimereuz in France's Pas-de-Calais that served as a marine laboratory for the French zoology professor Alfred Giard and his pupils; the station for freshwater biology at Plon in Schleswig-Holstein established by the German plankton specialist and former science journalist Otto Zacharias; the ornithological observatory at Rossitten in East Prussia led by the minister, hunter and practical naturalist Johannes Thienemann; and the cluster of field stations set up by the Natural History Museum of Brussels.