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[krip-toh-spawr-i-dahy-oh-sis, ‐spohr‐] /ˌkrɪp toʊˌspɔr ɪ daɪˈoʊ sɪs, ‐ˌspoʊr‐/
noun, Pathology.
a disease caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Cryptosporidium, characterized by fever and gastrointestinal symptoms and typically spread via contaminated drinking water. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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cryptosporidiosis in Medicine

cryptosporidiosis cryp·to·spo·rid·i·o·sis (krĭp'tō-spə-rĭd'ē-ō'sĭs)
Infection caused by of Cryptosporidium, characterized by chronic diarrhea.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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