ankylostomiasis or anchylostomiasis
/ (ˌænsɪˌlɒstəˈmaɪəsɪs) /
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infestation of the human intestine with blood-sucking hookworms, causing progressive anaemiaAlso called: hookworm disease
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Word Origin for ancylostomiasis
from New Latin, from Ancylostoma genus of hookworms, from Greek ankulos hooked, crooked + stoma mouth
Words nearby ancylostomiasis
ancona, ancré, Ancus Marcius, -ancy, ancylo-, ancylostomiasis, and, and all, Andalusia, andalusite, Andaman
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