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[ ăn′ĭ-sə-kīə-sĭs ]


Infection of the intestinal wall with larvae of the nematode Anisakis marina, characterized by symptoms resembling those of septic ulcer or tumor.

Nearby words

anionic, anionic detergent, aniridia, anis, anis-, anisakiasis, anisakis, anisaldehyde, anise, anise camphor, aniseed
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