ascariasis

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as·ca·ri·a·sis

 (ăs′kə-rī′ə-sĭs)
n.
Infestation with or disease caused by the parasitic roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides.

ascariasis

(ˌæskəˈraɪəsɪs)
n
(Pathology) infestation of the intestines with the roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides, causing abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, weight loss, etc

as•ca•ri•a•sis

(ˌæs kəˈraɪ ə sɪs)

n.
infestation with ascarids.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ascariasis - infestation of the human intestine with Ascaris roundwormsascariasis - infestation of the human intestine with Ascaris roundworms
infestation - the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
Translations
ascaridiose

ascariasis

n ascariasis f