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gnathostomiasis in Medicine

gnathostomiasis

(nă-thŏs′tə-mīə-sĭs, năth′ō-stō-)
n.
  1. A migrating edema or creeping eruption caused by subcutaneous infection with larvae of Gnathostoma spinigerum, usually contracted by eating undercooked fish.
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