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stron·gy·loi·di·a·sis

 (strŏn′jə-loi-dī′ə-sĭs)
n.
Infection with the nematode Strongyloides stercoralis, which parasitizes the gastrointestinal system and is found chiefly in tropical and subtropical regions.

[New Latin Strongyloidēs, genus name (from New Latin Strongylus, strongyle nematode genus; see strongyle + Greek -oeidēs, -oid) + -iasis.]

strongyloidiasis

(ˌstrɒndʒɪlɔɪˈdaɪəsɪs) or

strongyloidosis

n
(Pathology) an intestinal disease caused by infection with the nematode worm Strongyloides stercoralis
Translations

strongyloidiasis

n estrongiloidiasis f
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Strongyloidosis hyperinfection in a neutropenic host diagnosed by bronchoalveolar lavage.
Prospective study of strongyloidosis in patients with hematologic malignancies.
Isenberg, "Mortality associated with concurrent strongyloidosis and cytomegalovirus infection in a patient on steroid therapy," The Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine, vol.