Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to cysticercosis: Neurocysticercosis
The condition of being infested with cysticerci.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
a parasitic infection of tissue by the larval form of the pork tapeworm, Taenia Solium, contracted through the ingestion of food or water contaminated by faeces, or by eating infected pork
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
cys•ti•cer•co•sis(ˌsɪs tə sərˈkoʊ sɪs)
infestation with larvae of the pork or beef tapeworm that have migrated from the intestines to other body parts.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
cysticercosisn cisticercosis f
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.