ancylostomiasis

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an·cy·lo·sto·mi·a·sis

 (ăn′sə-lō-stō-mī′ə-sĭs, ăng′kə-lō-)
[New Latin Ancylostoma, hookworm genus (Greek ankulos, curved + Greek stoma, mouth) + -iasis.]
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ancylostomiasis

(ˌænsɪˌlɒstəˈmaɪəsɪs) ,

ankylostomiasis

or

anchylostomiasis

n
(Pathology) infestation of the human intestine with blood-sucking hookworms, causing progressive anaemia. Also called: hookworm disease
[from New Latin, from Ancylostoma genus of hookworms, from Greek ankulos hooked, crooked + stoma mouth]
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Translations

ancylostomiasis

n anquilostomiasis f
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