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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.]
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an infection in humans and animals caused by liver flukes (either Fasciola hepatica or Fasciola gigantica)
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|Noun||1.||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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fascioliasisn fascioliasis f
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